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YRMC Introduces Second HANA™ Table: Hospital Expands Availability of Revolutionary Hip Replacement Surgery

Anterior Approach hip replacement – a revolutionary alternative to conventional surgery is now available at either Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) West or East thanks to the recent addition of a second HANA™ Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Table. “The hospital is committed to ensuring our community has access to this minimally […]

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Meet Western Medicine’s Acupuncture

When Darlene Harmon, PT, describes dry needling, people usually ask if it’s similar to acupuncture. “We use the same needles, but that’s where the similarity ends,” said Harmon, a Physical Therapist in Physical Rehabilitation Services at Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC). Dry needling – sometimes called clinical or Western acupuncture […]

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Videostroboscopy: Your Voice Check at YRMC

Watch the top-rated show The Voice and you’ll see famous performers and musicians coaching amateur singers to success. Visit Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s (YRMC’s) Physical Rehabilitation Services and you’ll find an exceptional team using videostroboscopy – the latest technology – to help people regain their voices. “Vocal cords are very […]

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Palliative Medicine: Helping You Cope with Serious Illness

Mary was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) several years ago. Since then, physicians have managed her symptoms with medications, bronchodilators and oxygen therapy. The 75-year-old also benefits from palliative medicine, a medical specialty dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with serious or chronic illnesses, such […]

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Botox: Beyond the Wrinkles

Botox® was first approved by the FDA for cosmetic use in 2002 and since then, has become synonymous with facial wrinkle reduction and creating, at least temporarily, a more youthful look. Today, however, physicians are also successfully using Botox® to treat serious medical conditions, including muscle spasticity resulting from brain […]

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