Beaufort Memorial’s Living Well Blog brings health and wellness to Lowcountry living.

The Sick Kid Conundrum

Posted by Children’s Health Team on Nov 15, 2017 2:00:00 PM

With fall comes school. With school come sick days. Yet a poll of almost 1,500 parents nationwide shows that parents don’t agree about when to keep sick kids home.

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Topics: Pediatrics

Advanced Practice Providers

Posted by Living Well Team on Nov 13, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Got a minor medical issue you need treated? You may find it easier to schedule an appointment with a physician assistant or nurse practitioner than your family doctor.

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Topics: Perspectives

Coping with Chronic Back Pain

Posted by Bone & Joint Team on Nov 8, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Back pain is like the common cold—nearly all of us have to deal with it at some point. In fact, eight out of 10 people will feel that ominous twinge at least once in their lives. The good news is that most backaches will go away with minimal treatment. This type of pain is typically called acute, meaning it comes on suddenly and lasts no more than a few weeks. When that happens, over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and topical analgesics should provide relief.

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Topics: Orthopaedics

Bladder Control Treatment for Women

Posted by Women's Health Team on Nov 6, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Loss of bladder control plagues millions of women, especially as they get older. But you don’t have to suffer in silence. New treatments can put a stop to the embarrassing problem of stress urinary incontinence (SUI), says Maggie Bisceglia, a certified registered nurse practitioner at Beaufort Memorial.

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Topics: Women’s Health

Live Well in November: Celebrations, Health Walks and a Lowcountry Fair

Posted by Living Well Team on Nov 1, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Cooler temperatures have hit the South Carolina coast, bringing many opportunities to get outside and enjoy the fall weather. Take a peek at these and other local events to live well in the Lowcountry this November.

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Topics: News & Events