Stories

spoon
March 22, 2017
Lisa Randall, INHS Community Wellness Clinical Coordinator

Despite their different colors and flavors, the nutritional value of sugars is very similar 

                          Sugar is sugar, whether white, brown or raw
salt shaker
March 16, 2017
Lisa Randall, INHS Community Wellness Clinical Coordinator
Almost one-third of American adults have high blood pressure and another 30 percent have pre-hypertension.  A very modest decrease in the amount of salt, hardly detectable in the taste of food, can have dramatic health benefits. 
nutrition facts
March 9, 2017
Lisa Randall, Clinical Coordinator

Community Wellness National Nutrition Month: Fruits and Veggies 2017-03-09 Lisa Randall Clinical Coordinator Add a small serving of fruit to each meal Try eating the fruit at the beginning of the meal, that way you make sure they don't get left out.  Also, whole fruits and veggies slow

therapy
November 1, 2016
Lynn Aley MS PT, DHS, Physical Therapy Clinical Specalist
Fall prevention is one key way to maintain a healthy, safe and independent lifestyle as we age. Getting older can mean our balance
Group Lifestyle Balanace
November 1, 2016
Brittany Marshall, Senior Project Coordinator & Katy Larsen, Health Educator

Community Wellness Community Wellness Recognizes American Diabetes Month 2016-11-01 Brittany Marshall, Senior Project Coordinator & Katy Larsen, Health Educator "This is Diabetes" is this year's theme for American Diabetes Month, as part of American Diabetes Association's effort to

St. Luke's Tour
September 22, 2016

 As the largest rehabilitation hospital in the region, many of our patients and their loved ones are visiting from outside of Spokane for inpatient

kids playing football
September 6, 2016
St. Luke's Rehabilitation Team

Football season is gearing up as fall approaches, and those playing sports at any age should be aware of post-concussive syndrome (PCS). This can be a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury where medical problems persist weeks to months after the injury/event.  

 

Backpack Safety
August 16, 2016
It’s that time again—time to start getting kids ready to head back to school. St. Luke’s therapists want to ensure that when you purchase a backpack, you keep a few things in mind to help keep your little one without injury this school year (or in the long term!)...
aha
August 16, 2016
Candice Belcourt, Sports and Recreation Program Coordinator
Past and present heart and stroke patients of St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute will once again gather in Riverfront Park to raise awareness and funds for the American Heart Association (AHA). St. Luke’s Recreational Therapy and Stroke Support Group join...
Michael and Lori
August 9, 2016

MUV Fitness Manager Michael Whetstone and St. Luke's Physical Therapist (PT) Lori Serbousek know how to put excellent physical therapy to work.

Michael Andersen
June 29, 2016
Meagan Pierluissi, Communications Specialist

"I just tripped and fell on the floor, and for the life of me I couldn't get back up," says former St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute patient, Michael Andersen.

Nurses Tyler and Joyce
June 7, 2016
Courtney Biel
There are few people who can say they work side-by-side with their significant other. This is not the case for St. Luke's registered nurses Tyler Osborn and Joyce Kennedy. Engaged since May 2015, Tyler and Joyce are partners at home and work.  
Delivering a Community of Care
May 17, 2016
Meagan Pierluissi, Communications Specialist
The 2015 Community Report for Community Wellness is now available, illustrating the many annual accomplishments of the area's premier resource for corporate wellness, health education and more. 
Chris Vogel
May 17, 2016
Meagan Pierluissi, Communications Specialist

It wasn't at a spa or a weekend retreat that Spokane resident and middle school teacher, Chris Vogel, age 51, found his healing experience. It happened during his 36 visits to St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute's Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Program after he suffered a heart attack. 

Angela Flink
March 8, 2016
Meagan Pierluissi, Communications Specialist
Angela Flink, 47 years old from Spokane, thought her episodes of rapid heartbeat and feeling a little weaker was simply a reaction to a decongestant she had taken. Without a family history of heart disease, she had no indication she was having a heart attack.  
Kayla
February 12, 2016
Meagan Pierluissi, Communications Specialist
Kayla Franck knew early on that she wanted to enter the EMS field. "I lived down the street from the fire station and always watched them leaving for calls," she says. Her father encouraged her to follow that path-being a firefighter himself. Kayla says, "He was my inspiration to continue into the medical field."
Kaleb Southwick
September 22, 2015
Meagan Pierluissi, Communications Specialist
For any parent or family member to know their child is in pain is nothing short of agonizing. When Jennifer Southwick of Potlatch, Idaho heard from a neighbor that her 12-year-old son, Kaleb, and 10-year-old daughter, Ryleigh, had been in a 4-wheeler accident along with a friend, her worst nightmare came true.  
Jocelyn
Feb 9, 2015
At 10 years old, Jocelyn Carr is notorious for having a huge heart for people, being outdoors, participating in sports and playing with her younger sisters.

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