Info Center

Sep-Oct 2005

  • Features

  • Gout – Not just an illness for the wealthy - Gout was long considered the illness of the “wealthy,” since attacks of the disease were thought to occur after overindulging in rich food and drink. It is true that a... more
  • Desert Diabetes Alert Program - Type 2 diabetes can be prevented. The Diabetes Prevention Program – a major, 27-center clinical trial, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health – studied more than... more
  • Falling and Parkinson’s Disease - Parkinson’s disease may cause a variety of symptoms, and one of the striking aspects of this disorder is that no two people are affected in the same way. This wide... more
  • Eisenhower Joint Replacement Center - Eisenhower Medical Center has a long-standing reputation for excellent patient care across the broad spectrum of medical disciplines – the quality of care that is the... more
  • Building Better Bones - As most of us already know, calcium consumption is essential for strong, healthy bones. But did you know that we have more calcium in our bodies than any other mineral... more
  • Exercise – It’s Good For Your Joints - There are many benefits to exercise including a positive effect on blood pressure, cholesterol level, strength and functionality levels, cardiovascular endurance,... more
  • Apples and Art in Oak Glen - The foothill area of the inland empire of San Bernardino is close to the desert, yet a “history” away in agrarian offerings.Take a leisurely day trip and discover its... more
  • Orthopedic Surgeon and Renaissance Man - Robert Murphy, MD, Chairman of Desert Orthopedic Center, is a Renaissance man. Not only is he a well-respected orthopedic surgeon, but he also has a master’s degree in... more
  • The Current State of Joint Replacement - Joint replacement can relieve pain and enable individuals to live fuller, more active lives. Great advances have been made in joint replacements since the first hip... more
  • National Patient Safety Goals – A “Safety First”... - By the time Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) reviews and renews their annual recommendations for patient safety themes, and presents... more
  • Innovative Orthopedics – Joint Replacement... - Computer-assisted surgery, an innovation that has been used for many years in the specialties of neurosurgery and otolaryngology, is revolutionizing the field of... more
  • Contributors - Derek Spinney, PT, CSCS Derek Spinney, Director of Rehabilitation Services, Eisenhower Medical Center, has 21 years of experience in the field of Physical Therapy... more
  • Eisenhower Helps the “Rocket” Soar High - Aside from his innate talent for hitting a tennis ball over a net, the “Rocket” – as he was called as a scrawny teen growing up in the Australian bush – was also known... more