SGVMC Blog

SGVMC Blog Posts in 2015

Mental Health Awareness Every year during the first full week of October, mental health advocates and organizations across the U.S. join together to sponsor a variety of events to promote community outreach and public education concerning mental ...
If you live in Southern California and are of working age, you've probably experienced dry eyes. Symptoms can include: a sense of pressure in or around the eyes; red, tired, aching, itchy eyes; sharp pain in the eyes; blurred vision, and even ...
Although it is summertime, there are still a large number of people suffering from seasonal allergies. Allergy symptoms include itchy and watery eyes, itching of the nose and throat, runny nose, sneezing constantly, and stuffy nose. For many allergy ...
Summer is here and with it comes vacation planning, fun outdoor events, and hot temperatures. In addition to enjoying all the fun and entertainment summer offers, it's vital to stay hydrated to avoid dehydration, heat stroke, and maintain heart ...
One of the most common questions I am asked as a spine surgeon is about mattresses and sleeping. When your spine is painful, it often causes severe issues with sleep; less sleep then starts a vicious cycle of less rest causing a depressed mood which ...
We are fortunate to live in area that has great weather outside year round. As we transition from our winter season into our warmer spring season we tend to start seeing more activity related injuries. There are many different types of injuries that ...
In today's modern society, individuals are bombarded with an abundance of different food choices. Unfortunately, many of the food options presented to consumers are unhealthy. As a result, obesity and obesity-related co-morbidities such as ...
Michael de la Paz, PT, APTA-CCI Director of Rehabilitation Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy Have you ever made a New Year's resolution that you have a hard time keeping? Exercise is on the top of the list of many New Year's ...
The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center is available 24/7 to provide treatment and support for victims of sexual assault. It is among the very few services of its kind in Los Angeles County. SART is headed by ...