Physician Assistants (PA-Cs) are highly qualified, licensed members of healthcare teams that assist in diagnosing, treating, prescribing medication, and more. At Peoria ENT (PENT), we are grateful to have two incredibly talented Board-Certified Physician Assistants, Jamie Jelinek and Richard Miller, on our team.
Hearing is essential for maintaining relationships and connections, fully participating in community activities, and experiencing life events to the fullest. Your quality of life is directly impacted by the ability to engage, listen, laugh, and enjoy those moments. Celebrate your ears and all they can do for you with these facts: Ears never sleep!
Last week, our first US commercially available Osia System featuring the OSI300 implant was implanted by Dr. James Klemens and his surgical team! Pictured here is Dr. Klemens and his surgical RN, Jessica Wilson. Dr. Klemens tells us why he chose the Osia System: “Cochlear Americas has a well known track record for reliability.
October is National Audiology Month, spreading awareness about the services audiologists provide and how they may be able to help you. Audiologists use technology, creative problem solving, and social skills to help those with hearing disorders better communicate and connect with the world around them.
September 22nd is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, and FYZICAL is bringing the focus to this very important topic. Each year, more than 3 million older people are injured in falls and receive treatment in emergency departments. Falls are not an inevitable result of aging.
Allergy causes are all around us. They can include airborne allergens (such as mold, pollen, animal dander, or dust mites), foods (particularly peanuts, wheat, soy, fish, shellfish, eggs, or milk), insect stings, medications, or latex or other substances. When you have allergies,
Let’s start with a riddle: What do these four people have in common? A teenage football player sprained his ankle a week after returning to play after a concussion. 75-year-old grandmother with Parkinson’s disease tripped on an uneven sidewalk, fell and broke her hip.
During warmer summer months, there are far more opportunities for outdoor work and play. With these opportunities comes risks with walking on uneven surfaces such as grassy yards and potential difficulty completing yard work or gardening tasks. These difficulties can be due to balance deficits,
In 1927, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) designated May as Better Hearing and Speech Month. Encouraging people to think about their own hearing and get their hearing checked is the first step towards addressing the issue of hearing loss. Noise is now acknowledged as an important public health issue and is actually a top environmental risk faced by the world today,
While physical therapy and dentistry may not seem to be related, they can actually go hand in hand. While you may not have directly related issues, you may suffer from neck pain, jaw pain, or headaches. Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are disorders of the jaw muscles,