If you’re young and healthy, you might not see the need for an annual appointment with your doctor. However, these women’s wellness exams are important in prevention and early diagnosis for women of all ages. Learn more about why staying on schedule with these exams is key in your overall health and wellness.
While many wounds heal on their own, some can be more difficult to heal. Learn more about chronic wounds, when to seek care and the advanced treatment options available to promote optimal healing and improve quality of life.
St, Charles, Lincoln, Warren and Pike County residents living with back pain can now get treatment closer to home! Dr. Ian Dorward, associate professor for Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, now offers services at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital.
Fortunately, many people who are infected with COVID-19 experience minimal symptoms with no long-term complications. However, it can cause heart-related problems, even in those without prior cardiovascular disease. Learn more about the effects COVID-19 can have on the heart and symptoms you should look for if you’ve been infected.
It’s that time of year again when our New Year’s resolutions to live a healthier lifestyle may begin to dwindle or disappear completely. While it can be difficult to stay motivated, health and wellness doesn’t need to be challenging. John Wendt, MD, a BJC Medical Group family medicine physician in Wentzville, shares some helpful advice to stay on track to living well.