Matt Smith Physical Therapy Offers Dry Needling Technique

Las Vegas – Those in pain now have one more option available to help relieve what ails them at Matt Smith Physical Therapy. The therapy practice offers Trigger Point Dry Needling, a technique that uses a fine filament needle to deactivate or shut down painful or knotted areas in muscles. At Matt Smith Physical Therapy,… [More...]

Vegas Home Prices Rise, Market Sees More Traditional Buyers

The median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during June was $199,900 – the highest mark since September 2008. This is according to recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median price is 2.5 percent higher than May and up over 14 percent compared to June… [More...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Opens Online Store

Las Vegas – With the opening of an online store, Matt Smith Physical Therapy has further expanded its patient resources. Found on the homepage of the Matt Smith Physical Therapy website, mattsmithpt.com, the new online store has a plethora of great products for sale. Aimed at those recovering from injury and those wanting to stay true to… [More...]

How Nevada Stacks Up 2014

The numbers are in and most data indicates that Nevada is making economic progress in recovering from the depths of the recession.

The numbers are in and most data indicates that Nevada is making economic progress in recovering from the depths of the recession.  The state’s unemployment rate, while still high, is lower than it was a year ago, the housing market is up, and tourism numbers are slightly higher.  This weak and prolonged recovery is taking… [More...]

Center For Hope Of The Sierras Welcomes New Clinical Director

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Kelly Kitson joins eating disorder treatment center with extensive experience RENO, Nev. – Specialty eating disorder treatment facility, Center for Hope of the Sierras, welcomes new Clinical Director Kelly Kitson to the team. Kitson previously worked with Center for Hope as a therapist and returns to the center with a wealth of experience. After completing her… [More...]

Sixth Annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball to Honor Rod A. Davis

VMSN cordially invites the public to attend the Sixth Annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball at the Palazzo Ballroom, The Venetian | The Palazzo Hotel.

Nonprofit to recognize past president and CEO of St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena Campus  LAS VEGAS – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN), a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the uninsured with access to preventative and comprehensive medical care, cordially invites the public to attend the Sixth Annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball at the… [More...]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno’s East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered “the gateway” to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping traffic… [More...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Acquires Rancho Injury Care Center

New location marks the company’s 14th clinic in Las Vegas Las Vegas – Matt Smith Physical Therapy, a locally owned and operated company dedicated to changing lives through physical therapy and community outreach, has recently expanded its operations to include the acquisition of Rancho Injury Care Center. The clinic will become the company’s 14th Matt Smith Physical Therapy location in Southern… [More...]

Dr. Carlos William Araujo Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Dr. Carlos William Araujo has joined HealthCare Partners, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services.

New affiliate is now accepting Medicare Advantage plans LAS VEGAS  – Oncologist and hematologist Dr. Carlos William Araujo, MD has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services in Southern Nevada. Dr. Araujo will be working in various clinics in Southern Nevada, including the San Martin, Maryland… [More...]

Foundation Raising Funds for Veterans Memorial in Downtown Las Vegas

A local foundation is raising money to build a “world-class” veterans memorial in downtown Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Foundation is seeking $2.2 million through its Brick Campaign, where bricks are being sold at a range of $250 to $550. All bricks can be purchased in honor of a veteran and customized with the… [More...]

Chet Robert Whitley, MPAS PA-C, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Chet Robert Whitley has joined HealthCare Partners, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services.

HealthCare Partners expands integrated network, provides better care for patients in Southern Nevada LAS VEGAS – Primary care provider Chet Robert Whitley, MPAS PA-C, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services in Southern Nevada. Whitley, a certified physician assistant, is now seeing patients at the… [More...]

Volunteers in Medicine Thanks Valley Hospital Medical Center for Electrocardiogram Machine Donation

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN) announced the generous donation of an electrocardiogram (EKG) machine from Valley Hospital Medical Center.

LAS VEGAS – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN), a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the uninsured with access to preventative and comprehensive medical care, announced the generous donation of an electrocardiogram (EKG) machine from Valley Hospital Medical Center. The EKG machine is only one of many contributions Valley Hospital has made to VMSN.… [More...]

Organ Donation on the Rise in Nevada

Nevada Donor Network (NDN) saw its second consecutive record-breaking year in “all apsects” of organ donation, according to a recent statement. NDN received donations from 104 organ donors, 373 tissue donors and 632 cornea donors - totaling a 96% increase compared to 2011. “These significant increases are a testament to the heroism of our courageous donors and their families,” said… [More...]

Nevada Donor Network Announces Record Growth in Organ & Tissue Donation

Nevada Donor Network (NDN) is proud to announce a second consecutive year of record breaking increases in all aspects of organ and tissue donation.

Nevada Donor Network (NDN) is proud to announce a second consecutive year of record breaking increases in all aspects of organ and tissue donation. In 2013, the team facilitated donations from 104 organ donors, 373 tissue donors and 632 cornea donors. This equates to a 96% rise in organ donation activity compared to 2011 which… [More...]

The Medical Marijuana Program in Nevada: An Update on Establishment Applications

On June 12, 2013, Governor Brian Sandoval signed legislation authorizing the sale of medical marijuana in Nevada.

On June 12, 2013, Governor Brian Sandoval signed legislation authorizing the sale of marijuana in Nevada for medicinal purposes. The historic legislation allows cardholders and caregivers to legally purchase marijuana for medicinal use. Using marijuana for medicinal purposes has been legal in Nevada since 2001; however cardholders and caregivers have had to grow their own… [More...]

Workin’ Out at Work: Corporate Wellness in Nevada

Read Workin’ Out at Work: Corporate Wellness in Nevada.

Wellness programs are becoming more popular in today’s economy as both employers and employees alike work to keep healthcare costs down. Wellness programs are workplace programs that promote healthy lifestyle choices, offer opportunities to take control of health issues and cut healthcare costs. Programs may include education, athletic opportunities, on-site medical screenings, health coaching and… [More...]

How Healthy is Nevada?

Here’s the bad news. When it comes to overall health, Nevada ranks in the lower half among all 50 states. That’s according to the 24th annual America’s Health Rankings from United Health Foundation. The report, the longest running of its kind in the country, placed Nevada No. 37 among all 50 states for overall heath,… [More...]

Ashley McDowell Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Ashley McDowell a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty, and urgent care in Southern Nevada.

PAHRUMP, Nev.  -  Ashley McDowell, a certified physician assistant, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty, and urgent care in Southern Nevada.  McDowell, a certified physician assistant, will be seeing patients at the Calvada Primary Care facility located at 1501 E. Calvada Blvd. in Pahrump, Nev. McDowell began seeing patients… [More...]

Mark Leo, M.D., F.A.C.S. to Host Discussion on Men’s Health, Erectile Dysfunction

Dr. Mark Leo will present a men’s health seminar to discuss the signs, symptoms and treatment options for erectile dysfunction.

What:  Dr. Mark Leo, a physician with Urology Specialist of Nevada and president of the Las Vegas Urological Society, will present a men’s health seminar to discuss the signs, symptoms and treatment options for erectile dysfunction and male stress urinary incontinence (bladder leakage). Erectile dysfunction affects about 30 million men in the United States, and… [More...]

Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers to Host Free Fall Risk Screenings in Honor of Veterans Day

WHO:              Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers            WHAT:           In honor of Veterans Day, Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers will offer free fall risk screenings for military veterans. Nearly one in three adults experience some form of balance or dizziness problem. World-renowned physical therapist, Brian K. Werner, MPT, has observed an increasing trend of military veterans who have… [More...]

Werner Institute for Balance and Dizziness Joins Forces with Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers

Werner Institute for Balance and Dizziness founder announced the company has joined forces with Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers.

LAS VEGAS – Werner Institute for Balance and Dizziness founder, Brian K. Werner, MPT, announced the company has joined forces with Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers, a nationwide network of medical and scientific-based physical therapy and fitness centers. The company, now operating under the Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers name, will continue operations at its two… [More...]

HealthCare Partners Encourages Back-to-School Immunizations, Preventative Health Measures

LAS VEGAS – As families stock up on back-to-school supplies and enjoy the remaining days of summer vacation, HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group of primary, specialty and urgent care providers in Southern Nevada, urges parents to ensure their children are caught up on required immunizations and other important health measures before they… [More...]