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  • Physical Therapy and Pain Management - It's What We Do

    Physical therapy is one of the most safe and effective alternatives to using medication to manage pain. Each of our physical therapists offer a variety of treatments both in our facilities and through personalized take-home treatment plans. Here are just a few of the ways we can help you better manage your pain and increase your day-to-day quality of life: MANUAL THERAPY — Best for: Any ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Sports Medicine Center's "$$$ for Physicals" Program Raises Thousands For Local High Schools

    In late May and early June of this year, as we’ve done for the last 12 years, our Sports Medicine Center (SMC) physicians, physical therapists and Associates spent several evenings providing student-athletes with California Interscholastic Federation- (CIF) required Pre-Participation Examination (PPE) sports physicals. This year, Bonita, Charter Oak, Claremont, Damien and San Dimas high ... Read Full Article [+]
  • What is Safe Sleep for Babies?

    According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the diagnosis given for the sudden death of an infant younger than one year of age that remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation. SIDS is the leading cause of death in infants between one month and one year of age. Most SIDS deaths occur between the ages of two and four months. While the cause of ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Are You Trying to Get Pregnant - or Already Pregnant? - Get Your Flu Shot!

    Are You Trying to Get Pregnant – or Already Pregnant? – Get Your Flu Shot! Dr. M. Hellen Rodriguez, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center P erinatology/Neonatology Specialist Preparing for the birth of a child is one of the most exciting and exhilarating experiences of a lifetime. There’s so much to do – preparing the nursery, buying adorable clothes and taking birthing ... Read Full Article [+]
  • PVHMC Joins the Pink Patch Project

    Our Security Department is proud to announce its first official year participating in the Pink Patch Project (PPP)! The PPP is an innovative public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer and to support breast cancer research organizations in combating this devastating disease. The goals of the PPP are to: Raise awareness about breast cancer and the ... Read Full Article [+]
  • President's Circle Award - A Dance for Kelly

    Each year, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC) recognizes Associates who have truly lived out our organization's C.H.A.N.G.E. Values through their exemplary actions. Our C.H.A.N.G.E. Values, which stand for Customer Satisfaction, Honor & Respect, Accountability, New Ideas, Growing Continuously, and Excellence, are values that each of our Associates commit to implementing in their ... Read Full Article [+]
  • "Gift of the Valley" Honors the Late Donald R. DesCombes, Long-Time Supporter and Board Member

    Richard E. Yochum, FACHE, President/CEO It’s so very fitting that we honor and remember Donald R. DesCombes, who tirelessly devoted many years of his life to serving Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, with the Hospital’s new mural, “Gift of the Valley” – because he was indeed a gift to our organization. We are deeply grateful to Elizabeth “Betty” ... Read Full Article [+]
  • SET for PAD - Saving Limbs, Saving Lives

    September is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month! PAD is a chronic circulatory condition, which if left untreated can result in unnecessary limb amputations. PAD affects approximately 18 million US citizens, and 160,000 to 180,000 of those patients are estimated to undergo limb amputation this year. PAD is a condition in which plaque build-up reduces the blood flow to your extremities. ... Read Full Article [+]
  • What School Lunch Items Would Your Child Choose?

    Lisa Diaz, Diabetes Manager, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) empty calories from sugars and fats contribute to 40 percent of the calories ingested by children ages two to 18 every day. A recent CDC study also indicated that childhood obesity is still on the rise. These numbers shed light on the importance of parents having ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Pedaling Past a Hamstring Injury with Physical Therapy

    As Garret Lopez, a 39-year-old Glendora resident, began to ride his bike up a steep section of the Corona Hills, he began to feel pain behind his knee. He pushed through the pain by restricting the rest of his 40-mile session to using only one leg. At home, he elevated his leg, took Advil, applied ice and even used an at-home e-stimulation machine, but after two weekends of continued training ... Read Full Article [+]
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