Back to An Active Life After Physical Therapy for Debilitating Dizziness
George Getz was a healthy, vigorous 75-year-old when he was suddenly struck by extreme dizziness that made even walking impossible. After undergoing comprehensive testing and vestibular rehabilitation -- physical therapy focused specifically on balance disorders -- at Duke Health, he is back to the active life he enjoys.
Should You See a Gynecologist for a Yeast Infection?
Vaginal yeast infections are one of the most common problems affecting women. In fact, most women get at least one at some point in their life. Here, Duke Health gynecologist Mark Lachiewicz, MD, MPH, answers some common questions about yeast infections, including what they are, symptoms, treatments, and when you should see a doctor.
PT Program Ensures a Safe Return to Running Postpartum
For Kristina Vegh of Raleigh, running is an essential part of life. After attending college on a running scholarship, she traveled to countries like Turkey, Estonia, and Austria to race. Following the birth of her first child, Vegh was determined to return to running as soon as possible. She quickly learned that running postpartum wasn’t as simple as lacing up her tennis shoes. After struggling with injuries following her first three pregnancies, Vegh sought help from Duke Health physical therapist, Stacey Head, PT. She helped Vegh learn to strengthen her pelvic floor so she could return to running postpartum safely.