Wellness and Healthy Living: BJC Medical Group

 

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

BJC Medical Group Financial Assistance Information

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Drug and Alcohol Awareness in the Sullivan Community

The Sullivan School District promotes Drug & Alcohol awareness through educational assemblies and programs such as D.A.R.E. and Red Ribbon week. Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital and BJC Medical Group of Sullivan are committed to promoting prevention education and awareness for patients, students, their families, and our entire community, to reinforce the importance of safe and secure storage and disposal of prescriptions to prevent the opportunity for misuse and abuse.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Arthritis Pain and Stiffness?: How incorporating exercise can give your joints a ‘tune up’ and help you get the most mileage out of your joints

By Kim Carroll, MD

In full disclosure, I am definitely no auto mechanic. However, I have been told that cars tend to run better when they are driven. A car left idle for long periods of time may run the risk of belts becoming corroded, carbon building up in the engine, and wheels getting flattened or jammed up.

In many ways, the same holds true for people. The Arthritis Foundation considers exercise to be, “the most effective non-drug treatment for reducing pain and improving movement in osteoarthritis.” 

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Wednesday, March 08, 2017

AMH ‘exceeded all expectations’

Dr. John Stirton and physician assistant Brett Wassink from BJC Medical Group Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Exceeded All Expectations for a Recent Patient

When Tim Croxton made the decision to undergo the first of two minimally invasive hip replacements at Alton Memorial Hospital, he didn’t take the procedures lightly.

“I had never had any surgeries in my life, so I had a lot of anxiety, which is why I wrote a letter after my first procedure on Sept. 19, 2016,” says Croxton, a 58-year-old husband and father from Wood River. “I wanted everyone at Alton Memorial Hospital to know how much I appreciated what they did for me and for my family. There was never a time I had a question that someone didn’t have an answer for me and was able to put me at ease.”

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Friday, February 10, 2017

BJC Medical Group Employees Scrub Up Well

BJC Medical Group practices adopted a new uniform policy to present a consistent, professional image to patients. Staff members from several BJC Medical Group practices recently showed off their new scrubs.
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