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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy, Demystified

Like most things, you don’t realize how crucial your pelvis is until you experience problems with it. You need a healthy pelvic region to move comfortably, control urination and bowel movements, give birth and enjoy sex, among other things. According to a National Institutes of Health study, 15 percent of women and a small percentage of …

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  • Nov 17,
  • 2018

Expanding Access to Quality Care in Our Community

At Wayne UNC, our Mission of Patients First. Quality Health Care. Close to Home is based on our belief that compassionate, quality care begins with how we treat our patients. Working closely with our partners at UNC Health Care and building on our long-term commitment to our community, our team continues to expand access to …

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  • Nov 14,
  • 2018

Our Guide to Eating With Diabetes

If you live with diabetes, you know diet and exercise are important for your physical health. In addition to taking your prescribed medications, what you eat, the quantity of food you eat and when you eat play a central role in maintaining healthy glucose levels. Avoid These Foods To a large extent, having diabetes doesn’t …

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  • Nov 13,
  • 2018

Worried About a Loved One Falling at Home?

Maybe your parents are getting older and seem more fragile to you lately. Or maybe your beloved aunt wants to continue to live independently despite mounting health problems. When you love an older adult, you want them to be happy but also safe. And falls represent a major health risk for seniors. But instead of …

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  • Nov 13,
  • 2018

Wayne UNC Health Care Improves Patient Quality and Safety – Leapfrog Group Upgrades Quality Grade to A

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization that collects and transparently reports hospital performance, has assigned a grade of A to Wayne UNC Health Care for our performance on dozens of patient safety metrics. This grade is an important milestone for our team, which set a goal last year of earning and sustaining an A …

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  • Nov 08,
  • 2018

Stop the Spread of the Flu

The flu is spread person to person either by respiratory droplets or contact. Because flu symptoms generally appear 1 to 4 days after the virus enters the body, those infected can spread the virus days before any symptoms develop.  However, those with the flu are most contagious in the first three to four days after …

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  • Nov 08,
  • 2018