Patient Stories

Sleep study, treatment prove life-changing for Centerville man

His symptoms were classic for serious sleep apnea. He was tired all the time, no matter how much he slept. He snored and gasped during the night. He was often groggy during his half-hour commute to work each day. And for Eric Fields of Centerville, relief with treatment was almost immediate. “I felt better the

Hyperbaric therapy brings wound patient great results

When an ulcer on his foot quickly became a serious infection that required emergency surgery, Greg Sharp at first was apprehensive about a referral for wound healing therapies – especially the possibility of getting into a closed hyperbaric chamber. Several months after he says he practically watched his foot improve during sessions at Reid Health

Farmland couple cites ‘great’ care in harrowing heart attack experience

Some might say that being in the right place at the right time is something that has happened to Trice Lanier Bailey more than once in his 84 years. When he married his high school sweetheart, it was during a brief return home from the Navy. They announced their wedding at church on a Sunday,

Peripheral Arterial Disease walking program provides patient pain relief

If you smoke, quit. If you have a heart problem, get it fixed. If you have leg pain because of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), do something about it. That’s the attitude that Philip Boomershine, who turned 62 in December 2016, has brought to various health problems he’s faced since his first heart issue in 1998.

Broken arms lead to special bond between orthopedic surgeon, young patient

The last thing that Dr. Chad Reed said to 8-year-old Marissa Hicks at her final appointment in Reid Orthopedics’ Greenville office he treated her for a broken wrist in 2015 was to be sure to come back and see him – “but not with a broken arm.” She didn’t listen. Six months later, Marissa was