Wayne was enjoying retirement when he was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation a heart condition that increases the risk for stroke. Fortunately for Wayne, a new procedure called Watchman is now available at Roper St. Francis. Watch Wayne’s story and an animation of the Watchman technology.
Oh Rio, you’ve certainly kept us entertained over the last two weeks. Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky have made their big medal splash, and the platform and springboard divers, well, they’ve hardly made a splash at all (except for the poor Filipinos).
What’s it like to have your baby at Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital? Watch as a Mt. Pleasant couple shares their daughters’ birth stories.
Ever wonder what’s behind that number on your scale? New full-body scanning technology provides an answer. According to the latest National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, more than two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese.
A lot can happen in 10 years—especially in the world of medicine, where discoveries are constant and treatments always evolving. This, of course, is a good thing.
For 20 years Sandra struggled with incontinence. Then she came to the Roper St. Francis Pelvic Health Center where she received a minimally invasive procedure that stopped her incontinence and gave her back her freedom. Watch Sandra’s journey.
We all know that exercise is important. Nike has told us for years to Just Do It. The American Heart Association recommends adults do at least 30 minutes of moderate to intense aerobic activity daily for at least five days a week.