Entries by Minnesota's Hospitals

Stress Less: How Stevens Community Medical Center is Helping University of Minnesota – Morris Faculty and Staff Improve their Overall Health

For nine years, Angela Berlinger has served as a program coordinator and health coach for the University of Minnesota – Morris (UMM) employee wellness program. Over the course of her tenure at UMM, Berlinger has developed a deep understanding of the barriers that keep employees from achieving overall wellness. She sees that managing day-to-day work/life […]

Personal Passion Unites Collaborative to Improve Concussion Care in Central Minnesota

For Dr. Kelly Collins, concussion care isn’t just professional. It’s personal, too. Collins comes from a family of six children — a very athletic family. In fact, several of her brothers went on to play at the professional level in their respective sports. She and her family loved to cheer them on, whether on the […]

20 Common Concussion Symptoms and Signs: No. 18 May Surprise You

A slip on the ice. A big hit during the game. A car crash. “Concussions can happen for a variety of reasons,” said Tracy Arduser, pediatric physical therapist at CentraCare Health in St. Cloud, Minnesota. “They can happen when our veterans sustain concussions during combat and experience after-effects when they return home. They can happen […]

How Strengthening the Spine and Core Limits Concussions Effects

No two brains are the same, meaning that no two concussions are the same, either. When it comes to brain injuries, there’s no predicting what the outcome or prognosis will be, but this daily challenge is why Rachel Winthrop loves her job. As a community liaison with the HealthEast Concussion Clinic at Bethesda Hospital in […]