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  • Brain injury recovery story-Audrey Self

    I'm Possible: Audrey Self's brain injury recovery story

    6/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Until November 2013, my life was playing out just as I had imagined. From the outside looking in, I am sure my life looked “perfect.” I was almost finished with my first semester at Southern Methodist University (SMU). My life was full and active with plenty of potential to achieve my goals.

  • Tips for a healthy prostate: Physical therapy can help

    9/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

    We get it, guys. Your prostate health isn’t the first thing you think about when you wake up in the morning. There are other more “important” things to do. Like set your fantasy football lineup, sculpt your beard and even mow the yard.

  • Still Walking and Rolling with 'Walk with a Doc'

    5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

    On the first Tuesday of every month, you will probably find Kathy Floyd strolling along the walking path at the Baylor Tom Landry Health & Wellness Center. She comes for fitness, some fresh air; but most importantly, she comes here to find common ground. It’s not the beautiful gardens that keeps her coming back, but the people. It’s where she says she can feel normal. You see, Kathy, is still recovering from a brain injury. It’s that common ground that has really helped drive her rehabilitation, and it’s what keeps her coming back to a program we call: Walk and Roll with Walk With A Doc.

  • Vocal cord dysfunction therapy microphone on gray background

    Empowering Your Voice: Therapy for vocal cord dysfunction

    5/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

    In 1983, doctors at the National Jewish Center described a condition that has the potential to mimic asthma. Those findings eventually lead to inaccurate diagnosis and inappropriate, potentially harmful treatment. This condition is called Vocal Cord Dysfunction, or VCD. The condition is characterized by vocal cord closure that usually occurs when you are inhaling. This can lead to an abrupt loss of air-flow. This can also cause wheezing and occasionally stridor (a harsh vibrating sound while breathing).

 

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