Press Releases

December 27, 2016

Vlada Frankenberger, DO, is a physician with St. Charles Hospital and has more than 14 years of experience in pain management. She received her medical degree at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management in the Department of Anesthesiology at New York’s prestigious Mount Sinai Medical Center.

July 8, 2016

David Kreitzman, M.D., is a neurologist and medical director of the Outpatient Parkinson’s disease and  Movement Disorders Center at St. Charles Hospital.  He is board certified in neurology and  completed his  fellowship training in Movement Disorders at Boston University Medical Center.

March 18, 2016

By Kaan Celebi, DPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS, Clinical Coordinator, St. Charles Rehabilitation

Have you started training for a 5k, 10k, or even a marathon? Or do you just want to get off that couch and get your legs moving again? 

March 16, 2016

If you suffer from chronic pain, you are not alone. Millions live with this debilitating condition. Chronic pain can be a distraction at work and make it difficult to walk or take care of yourself. Pain can make you irritable, depressed or angry. While over the counter medication can be useful, they may not take pain away completely.

March 2, 2016

With colorectal cancer ranking as the second most deadly cancer in the United State for both men and women, screenings can save lives. During a screening, physicians check for polyps, or small growths, that may develop inside the digestive tract. A colonoscopy procedure is widely considered the gold standard for colon cancer screening. 

February 19, 2016

Sports specialization is a term that has been gaining popularity in the high school sports world in recent years.

February 12, 2016

February is American Heart Month.

February 12, 2016

High school athletes who want to perform at their very best should prepare on many different levels. In addition to eating enough of the right foods, training to avoid injury and finding strategies for dealing with the stress of competition, student athletes also need enough high-quality sleep. 

February 5, 2016

Each sports season, approximately 10% of all athletes involved in contact sports suffer a concussion, a common but serious traumatic brain injury resulting from a blow to the head. Studies show that 40% of high school athletes who have suffered a concussion return to play too soon, risking additional and sometimes permanent brain damage.

January 29, 2016

One out of every 5 people suffers from arthritis, a disease in which the inflammation of a joint, such as the knee or wrist, causes pain. Arthritis is the number one cause of disability in the United States.