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Steven Mintz, MD, Board Chair for Salt Lake Regional Medical Center, Awarded 2018 Urban Trustee Service Award

November 9, 2018

Dr. Mintz was recognized for his years of dedicated service to the Salt Lake healthcare community as an exceptional surgeon, physician and educator.

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“Rapid Hip” Surgery Comes to Salt Lake Regional Medical Center

October 9, 2018

“Rapid hip” surgery (direct anterior total hip replacement) is now at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center. Faster recovery, no detached muscles, and no motion restriction makes this procedure a win for patients and providers.

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Steward Health Care Aims to Protect High School Athletes From Heat Illness

August 2, 2018

As high temperatures approach, athletic trainers with the Sports Medicine Center of Utah make preparations to protect area high school athletes from the dangers of heat illness.

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School Sports Physicals – See the Doctors That See the Pros

August 2, 2018

The Sports Medicine Center of Utah is offering sports physicals for student-athletes throughout the Salt Lake City area. Get an evaluation from the physicians who treat the pros.

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Sports Med Utah Goes to the Winter Olympics

August 2, 2018

Dr. Andrew Cooper with Sports Med Utah and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center is traveling to PyeongChang, South Korea, for the 2018 Winter Olympics as a physician for the U.S. Ski Team.

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Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Jordy Cox Returns From Two-Week Medical Mission to Gaza with Doctors Without Borders

August 2, 2018

Dr. Jordy Cox, cardiothoracic surgeon at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center, has recently returned from a mission in Gaza, Palestine, with Doctors Without Borders.

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Join Us for da Vinci Xi Surgical System Open House on May 17

May 14, 2018

Salt Lake Regional staff, physicians and the greater community are invited to an Open House at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center on Thursday, May 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., in the main entrance lobby. Physicians will introduce the new da Vinci Xi Surgical System from Intuitive Surgical, Inc., the global leader in robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery.

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Join Us for da Vinci Xi Surgical System Open House on May 17

May 14, 2018

Salt Lake Regional staff, physicians and the greater community are invited to an Open House at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center on Thursday, May 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., in the main entrance lobby. Physicians will introduce the new da Vinci Xi Surgical System from Intuitive Surgical, Inc., the global leader in robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery.

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American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® Movement Celebrates 15 Years of Saving Women’s Lives in Utah

January 25, 2018

Hundreds of women and men will wear red and a number of local buildings and establishments will “go red” to unite in the fight against heart disease and support the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement.

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American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® Movement Celebrates 15 Years of Saving Women’s Lives in Utah

January 25, 2018

Hundreds of women and men will wear red and a number of local buildings and establishments will “go red” to unite in the fight against heart disease and support the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement. Go Red For Women educates women to lead by example and make the time to “Know Their Numbers” – total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index ...

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Sports Med Utah Goes to the Winter Olympics

January 25, 2018

Dr. Andrew Cooper with Sports Med Utah and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center is traveling to PyeongChang, South Korea, for the 2018 Winter Olympics as a physician for the U.S. Ski Team.

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Steward Health Completes Acquisition of Iasis Healthcare

September 29, 2017

With 36 Hospitals Nationally Including Five in Utah, Steward Becomes the Largest Private Hospital Operator in the U.S.

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Is Your Knee Pain Due to Iliotibial Band Syndrome?

August 24, 2017

If you have knee pain, you might assume that you have a muscle or ligament-related injury. In some cases, however, your pain may be the result of a condition known as iliotibial band syndrome. Also known as IT band syndrome or ITBS, this condition involves the band of fibrous tissue that runs along the outside of the thigh. The iliotibial band helps stabilize the knee and prevent dislocation. When...

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SI Joint Pain: Challenges & Treatments

August 24, 2017

The sacroiliac or SI joint, located in the low back on either side of the spine, is a common source of back pain. However, despite its role in spine-related problems, few patients are familiar with the SI joint. Because sacroiliac joint pain can present with symptoms that resemble a variety of other spine and back problems, it is a source of confusion for many patients and a potential diagnostic c...

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Sports Injuries: What Are the Risks of Steroid Injections?

August 24, 2017

Sports injuries can result in chronic pain that affects athletic performance. Although many athletes try to play through pain, many eventually are forced to seek treatment if the discomfort limits their ability to perform. Traditionally, steroid injections were used for this purpose. In fact, corticosteroid treatments remain one of the most popular types of minimally invasive treatments for sports...

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Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation for Chronic Back Pain

August 24, 2017

Radiofrequency nerve ablation (RFA) can provide highly effective, long-lasting relief for chronic back pain. Also known as radiofrequency neurotomy or lesioning, this technique uses heat generated by RF energy to interrupt specific pain impulses in the spine. This minimally invasive technique can provide a safe and effective alternative for patients battling chronic pain in the lumbar or cervical ...

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Treating Arthritis of the Knee with Viscosupplementation

August 24, 2017

Viscosupplementation is an encouraging option for relieving pain associated with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and restoring patient mobility and improving quality of life. The Arthritis Foundation reports that 14 million Americans live with symptomatic knee arthritis, the risk of which increases significantly with each decade of life. Left untreated, more than half of these arthritis patients will exp...

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Nonsurgical Rotator Cuff Treatment with Platelet-Rich Plasma

August 24, 2017

Rotator cuff injuries have historically required invasive, surgical techniques for repair. Without surgery, patients were forced to live with pain, weakness and significantly reduced mobility. Today, regenerative medicine treatments offer an exceptional alternative. Specifically, minimally invasive platelet-rich plasma injections may provide pain relief and restore strength while helping many pati...

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3 Common Sports Injuries that Benefit from PRP Treatment

August 24, 2017

Many sports injuries improve with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. Both professional athletes and weekend warriors can become sidelined by injury. Athletes were traditionally given the choice of either sitting out for weeks (or months) to heal or undergoing major surgery — neither of which is particularly desirable. PRP injections offer a radical third alternative. Minimally invasive, safe a...

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Spondylolisthesis

August 24, 2017

Spondylolisthesis is a condition in which one of the vertebrae in the spine slips out of place, shifting over the bone below. In most cases, this condition affects the lumbar or lower spine. Patients with spondylolisthesis do not always have symptoms. But because the joints and nerves can be pinched when a vertebra is not in the proper position, some patients suffer low back pain, muscle tightness...