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April is Autism Acceptance Month

In 1970, the Autism Society launched an ongoing nationwide effort to promote autism awareness and assure that all affected by autism are able to achieve the highest quality of life possible. In 1972, the Autism Society launched the first annual National Autistic Children’s week, which then evolved into Autism Awareness Month (AAM).

This March, the Autism …

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April is Occupational Therapy Month

During April, Occupational Therapy Month recognizes all the benefits this specialized healthcare provides.

When injury strikes or long term wear of joints and muscles require rehabilitation, an occupational therapist provides the necessary exercises to get us back into our daily routines. Simply getting out of bed may be a challenge or moving from one position to …

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Pulmonary Rehab Week: March 14-20

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, initiated by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), aims to educate the community about the role of pulmonary rehabilitation in enhancing the quality of life of individuals with chronic lung disease. This year’s theme, “A Breath Away From Better Health,” honors individuals who struggle to overcome shortness of breath …

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Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week is February 14-20. Join us to celebrate the life-saving impact of cardiac rehabilitation. Cardiac rehab plays an important role in reducing the potentially devastating effects of heart disease and improving quality of life for patients and their families. Cardiac rehab combines exercise training, proper nutrition, and education to help those with …

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Windber GYN Associates Welcomes Several New Practitioners

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Greg Whorral, MD, FACOG; Jennifer Anto, CRNP; and Rebecca Kebberly, CRNP. The new practitioners, who began seeing patients this month, join Reid Gentile, DO, FACOG and Howard Horne, DO, FACOG, DABOG.

Dr. Whorral has been practicing in women’s health for …

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Squat Clinic

CSSMCW Physical Therapists Host Squat Clinic & DARI Motion Assessment

On February 1, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber’s Physical Therapists Tom Anders, Sean Gdula, Sara DelSignore, Kelsey Wallen, Teo Heckman, and Breanne James hosted a Squat Clinic/DARI Motion assessment event for local members of Legends Warehouse Cross-fit Gym.

Attendees of the squat clinic learned about the key points of a back squat; common errors when …

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