If you live in Springfield, MO and you struggle with vertigo, you’re in the right place. You know that feeling… the room may be spinning although you know it is not. Vertigo may cause feelings of tilting, spinning or falling, nausea, vomiting and even trouble walking or standing. What causes vertigo? “Vertigo usually results from
When it comes to going about your day, few things will disrupt your normal, daily routine like a sudden jolt of back pain. Often, this pain can seemingly appear out of nowhere, rendering once easy tasks like tying your shoes nearly impossible without intense pain in the neck or back. While the localized pain
Chuck Renner, OTR, CHT had another successful trip to the Dominican Republic as part of a medical mission trip with MACLA. Here are photos of some of the post-op splint he created for kiddos in need!
The work is done! This year celebrated MACLA’s 25th year serving at Padre Billini Hospital in Santo Domingo. Here is the last round of photos from Chuck: The families have arrived for “post-op day”. A little encouragement for this kiddo. The pre-op team And, the post-op team! This security is friendly and helpful, year after
Chuck just called the clinic from the roof top of the hospital (where he gets the best cell phone reception) to give us an update! There are 6 surgeries scheduled this afternoon, and tomorrow they will have post-op clinic and begin packing up supplies. Here are more photos from the hospital in Santo Domingo, Dominican
If you live in Springfield, MO, Ozark, MO, or Monett, MO and you are dealing with any kind of chronic pain (yes, we are talking low back pain with numbness and tingling down your legs; headaches that never go away; and neck pain that keeps you awake at night)… we think you will find this blog
Chuck has sent more photos from his medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic! Headed to the hospital to start the day. Chuck’s team worked from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Chuck says the start each morning with a bang… things get busy, fast! The surgeon is giving this sweet boy a pep-talk before surgery.
We’re happy to post more photos from the Dominican Republic… if you missed out on our first post about the trip, you can find it here. Surgeries are now underway! Families have started arriving before 7 a.m. The operating room is a very busy place. You can see 2 surgeries taking place, side by side.
Advantage Therapy’s Chuck Renner, OTR, CHT is part of MACLA (Medical Aid to the Children of Latin America)… a Kansas City-based group of medical professionals that take annual trips to the Dominican Republic to provide much needed service to the needy. Here’s how it works… Chuck travels with MACLA to Santo Domingo with lots of
There’s no avoiding it; with age can come a whole host of new challenges, and with them seemingly random aches and pains. Fingers and joints may become sore after mundane chores, and physical undertakings that once brought joy now result in discomfort. It can be easy to become discouraged away from participating in activities that