2D vs. 3D Mammogramms

By now, most women understand the importance of getting a mammogram. But what is a 3D mammogram, and when should you think about upgrading to one? By Holly Rhoton R.T.(M)(B.D.) During a 3D mammogram, a machine uses low-dose X-ray to take a number of images. Those images are then reconstructed to give doctors and radiologists a three-dimensional… Read More »

Where Did That Bruise Come From?

Unexpected bruises can be alarming, but most of the time, they are a common part of aging. A shiner after a serious bump or knock is expected when you are young. However, older adults may notice that bruises seem to appear out of the blue. What gives? Bruises occur when small blood vessels called capillaries break… Read More »

Overcome Migraine Pain | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Overcome Migraine Pain

If you experience chronic migraines, an unexpected treatment may bring relief. Migraines are the third most prevalent illness in the world: More than 90% of migraine sufferers are unable to function normally during a migraine, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. For people with chronic migraines—defined as at least 15 migraines a month—the results can… Read More »

Summit Healthcare Foundation: Making High-Quality Care Possible | Show Low, AZ

Summit Healthcare Foundation: Making High-Quality Care Possible

Thanks to generous donations from the community, the Summit Healthcare Foundation helps northeastern Arizonans access the advanced medical services they need. Evidence of how much our friends and neighbors value the services Summit Healthcare provides is visible across our campus. Over the years, thanks to our supporters’ gifts, the Summit Healthcare Foundation has funded a variety of… Read More »

Four Popular Technologies Used for Diagnostic Imaging at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center

To determine if certain conditions exist, medical professionals at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center may need to perform a variety of diagnostic imaging and testing to get a proper evaluation completed. Diagnostic imaging uses many of today’s latest technologies to see into the body where the eye cannot, providing information that is vital for doctors… Read More »

Talking to Teens About Sexual Assault | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Talking to Teens About Sexual Assault

Educating children about how to protect themselves against predatory adults may not be enough. Teens commit roughly one-third of sexual abuse offenses, according to research conducted at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and boys ages 12 to 15 are often implicated in the abuse. Additionally: 69% of the incidents occur in someone’s… Read More »

Primary Care: A Place to Address Physical and Mental Health | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Primary Care: A Place to Address Physical and Mental Health

Summit Healthcare has made it possible for you to seek help with mental health issues in the same office where you have your annual wellness exam. We’ve all experienced stress related to relationships, work, finances, caregiving, and a variety of other situations in our lives. For those times when stress becomes overwhelming, Summit Healthcare’s five… Read More »

Why Patients Should Ask About Dietary and Nutrition Assistance with Our Outpatient Dietician

Northeastern Arizona patients who are interested in working with a team of professionals in Show Low, AZ to develop a proper diet for their bodies are encouraged to schedule a consultation visit with the team at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center. Our professionals can provide MNT, or “medical nutrition therapy” for patients who would like… Read More »

Easy Ways to Eat For Heart Health

Have you been trying to be good all winter, but now you’re faced with summer parties and barbeques? How can you eat well and try to stay healthy with all of the potato chips, beer, and fried foods sitting right under your nose? Well, unfortunately, there’s not a magic wand we can use to magic… Read More »

Achieve Lasting Weight Loss with Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Achieve Lasting Weight Loss with Summit Healthcare

Summit Healthcare’s new weight management program can help you reach your goals. Almost 40% of U.S. adults are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and everywhere you look, another program promises the secret to slimming down. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to weight loss,” says Deepa Hague, FNP, Weight Management Specialist… Read More »

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