A team of cancer survivors from the Copper Country have coordinated with Portage Health and Aspirus Keweenaw to begin a support group for women.
Portage Health is pleased to announce a new service to its women’s health offerings in the form of physical therapy. This powerful and natural rehabilitation service helps women of all ages heal and regain strength naturally using specially designed exercises and stretches.“Physical therapy is a natural solution to problems such as urinary leakage, pelvic pressure, or pelvic or lower-back pain,” said Stephanie Peterson, DPT, PT.
The OB/GYN clinic received great news earlier this summer as the staff was recognized by Press Ganey for a six-point increase in overall satisfaction scores.The department has been infused with new staff highlighted by Dr. Rebecca Baudoin and Dr. Charles Rollison during the past year.
The Portage Health Fitness Center is proud to announce a brand new fitness class to the area: “Oh Baby” Prenatal Fitness.“A lot of my clients have questions about what kinds of exercises are safe during pregnancy,” said Emily Kunnen, personal trainer and instructor for this course. “This class will help them stay healthy and fit during pregnancy in a safe atmosphere.”
Liam Raymond Robert Merriman is the Copper Country’s Leap Year Baby of 2012! Liam was born at 6:01 p.m. Wednesday at the Portage Health Family Birthing Center with women’s health doctors Rebecca Baudoin and Julie Meyer present.
More than 120 people attended Saturday’s A Day for Women event, up more than 20 percent from last year.“It was another nice jump in numbers for us,” said Angela Luskin, community health director at Portage Health. “It seemed like everyone left satisfied again this year.”
According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second-leading cause of death in women in the United States. The chance of a woman being diagnosed with invasive breast cancer ...
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