Tag: SaddleBrooke Health and Wellness

Dr. Ryan Kretzer October 22

Phyllis Ketring “Oh, my aching back!” Those words have been spoken by about 80 percent of the adults in this country. When conservative back treatments like physical therapy or medications fail, surgery may be considered as an option for pain relief. What happens when surgery doesn’t relieve the pain or new pain occurs? Spinal fusion…

Health Night Out presents: Dr. David J. Martin

  Dolores Robu Health Night Out presents: Dr. David J. Martin, Orthopedic Surgeon, widely considered the premiere specialist in the total joint replacement of knees and hips in southern Arizona on Monday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the MountainView Ballroom. Dr. David Martin, MD, is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tucson, AZ (five-star, according…

Understanding loss and grief

Dolores Hutchinson Robu When does grief start? When we first hear the diagnosis? When we first believe that it is a terminal disease? Or do we stay in some wave of denial until the patient says—“no more, I’ve had enough.” What happens in the pit of our stomach or the middle of our heart when…

Health Night Out: Balance and fall prevention

Phyllis Ketring Balance and Fall Prevention On Monday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. Janis Bottai, Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, will address SaddleBrooke residents at Health Night Out in the MountainView Ballroom to discuss fitness strategies that you can practice to be strong and remain independent. Gary Hammond, developer of the senior website…

Health Night Out January 25

Cardiologist Dr. Joseph Vaglio

Phyllis Ketring Dr. Joseph Vaglio is a cardiologist who specializes in heart rhythm disorders. The heart is a remarkable organ that can generate its own electrical impulses and allows the heart to beat uninterrupted over the course of a lifetime. Cardiac rhythms are an elegant ballet of intracellular ion movement, coordinated electrical conduction and cardiac…

Health night out – September 28

Dr. Miguel Montero-Baker

Phyllis Ketring Monday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the MountainView Country Club Ballroom, SaddleBrooke Health and Wellness will host Dr. Miguel Montero-Baker, a vascular and endovascular surgeon at Pima Vascular. Many Americans live with the pain and discomfort of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) thinking it is a normal part of aging. The problem is…