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  • The Fitness Center at High Point Regional

    The Fitness Center is a medically-based fitness facility owned and operated by High Point Regional and is located in the Carolina Regional Heart Center. We believe the key to developing effective fitness programs is understanding your overall health. Our staff has expertise in fitness as well as exercise physiology, sports science, nutrition, nursing, and medicine. We work with each member to design an individual program that will keep you motivated to stick with it. The High Point Regional Health month-to-month […]

  • Osteoporosis 101

    Contrary to popular opinion, Osteoporosis and the broken bones it can cause are not part of normal aging. There is a lot you can do to protect your bones throughout your life. Whatever your age, the habits you adopt now can affect your bone health for the rest of your life. Over 50 percent of women and 25 percent of men develop osteoporosis which causes bones to become abnormally thin, weakened and easily broken. You can build strong bones and […]

  • 5 things you need to know about allergy season

    We will be here for you with great care and timely information to help you stay well. As allergy season kicks off, there are things you can do to minimize your symptoms. Here’s what our physicians recommend. Wear sunglasses. Believe it or not, oversized sunglasses can block airborne pollens and molds from getting to you. It might not be your best fashion statement. But then again, neither are watery eyes. Shower more frequently. Rinse those pollens that have been building […]

  • Keys to preventive health

    Keys to Preventive Health Prevention is the best cure. The main key to preventive health is partnering with your physician to maintain your overall good health.  Real preventive medicine includes preventing acute and chronic diseases by getting and staying healthy which results from the way we live. It is important to have a healthy lifestyle. Our goal is to lower your risk and/or prevent the onset of heart disease, certain types of cancer, diabetes, even stroke and osteoporosis to name […]

  • Key heart disease prevention tips

    Heart disease may be a leading cause of death, but that does not mean you have to accept it as your fate. Although you lack the power to change some risk factors — such as family history, sex or age — there are some key heart disease prevention steps you can take. You can avoid heart problems in the future by adopting a healthy lifestyle today. Here are some heart disease prevention tips to get you started. Stop Smoking Your […]

  • Exercising safely — frequently asked questions

    Why should people exercise? • Cardiovascular health and energy level • Weight loss • Mood, management of depression, social interaction • Prevent injury and falls • Diabetes management • Better sleep • Improves immune response and lowers risk of cancer • Improves memory. Why is it important for people to have a plan when starting an exercise program? • Recognition of strengths and weaknesses • Learn areas of emphasis or focus • Know why you are doing it • Knowledge […]

  • Keys to preventive health

    Prevention is the best cure. The main key to preventive health is partnering with your physician to maintain your overall good health.  Real preventive medicine includes preventing acute and chronic diseases by getting and staying healthy which results from the way we live. It is important to have a healthy lifestyle. Our goal is to lower your risk and/or prevent the onset of heart disease, certain types of cancer, diabetes, even stroke and osteoporosis to name a few. Here are […]

  • Is Snoring a Sign of a Disorder?

    Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder affecting up to 20 percent of the population. It is a condition where the throat, above the voice box/Adam’s Apple, closes off during sleep. The patient is frequently tired during the day, sleeping at inappropriate times. During sleep, a person with sleep apnea usually snores loudly along with gasping and choking spells. One of the best tests may be a complaint by your bed partner that you snore loudly or that you stop […]

  • Common concerns about the flu vaccine

    Flu season usually starts in late November or early December, so now is the perfect time to get your flu vaccine.  It takes about two weeks for the immunity to kick in, so you may still be vulnerable when flu season starts if you wait much longer.  Still not sure?  Let me address some of the common concerns people have about the flu vaccine: Can I get the flu from the vaccine? The nasal spray version of the vaccine has […]

  • Providing Family-Centered Pediatric Care to the Triad

    In the good old days people had a local pediatrician, from birth to adulthood. Your pediatrician provided personalized, family-centered medical care specific to the needs of children and teenagers. They knew you from birth, watched you grow into adulthood and were with you every step of the way. Why should our children have any less today? Regional Physicians Pediatrics has brought back those days and welcomes your children to the practice. They are dedicated to providing the best in pediatric […]

  • The Hayworth Cancer Center at High Point Regional

    The Hayworth Cancer Center – Caring Beyond Medicine In partnership with UNC Health Care, the Hayworth Cancer Center at High Point Regional offers a range of treatment options for patients utilizing the best course of radiation treatment using advanced technologies.  The physician experts are members of the UNC medical staff and will customize a plan to meet the lifestyle of each patient. Your Care Team At the Hayworth Cancer Center, the physicians are known for their care, compassion, research and […]

  • Piedmont Joint Replacement Center: Excellence in joint replacement and spine care

    Piedmont Joint Replacement Center is dedicated to the care and recovery of patients who have had knee, hip, shoulder replacement and spine procedures. Our Center brings together an experienced, highly skilled, caring team who specialize in the care of joint replacement and spine patients. Our outstanding orthopaedic surgeons, physicians, nurses and therapists are committed to helping your recovery go smoothly so you can regain a new lease on life. Our staff has been recognized for their positive attitudes, motivational skill […]