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Posts Dated: February 2016

Oaklawn welcomes new chief information officer, Mac McClurkan

Veteran health-care executive joins Oaklawn as chief information officer MARSHALL – Mac McClurkan has joined Oaklawn’s staff as its new Chief Information Officer, bringing with him more than three decades of experience in health-care leadership. McClurkan – an amateur writer... Read More

Tue, February 23, 2016 in News

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy: A new approach for healing

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) : A new approach for healing tendon, ligament injuries and osteoarthritis:   Pedro Toweh, M.D. Oaklawn Medical Group-Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) is a promising solution to accelerate healing of tendon,... Read More

Tue, February 23, 2016 in News

Prolotherapy, why inflammation is actually good for you.

Contrary to popular belief, inflammation, provided it is not excessive, is actually a good thing. Inflammation is the process by which the body heals. Traditional treatments such as NSAID (non-steroidal anti- inflammatory) medication, cortisone shots and ice actually stop the... Read More

Mon, February 22, 2016 in News

Winter farmers market opens inside Oaklawn's entrance lobby

Feb. 3, 2016 Winter farmers market opens inside Oaklawn’s entrance lobby MARSHALL – The atmosphere was festive and the mood was upbeat Wednesday morning as the Marshall Area Farmers Market launched its new winter hours in Oaklawn Hospital’s front entrance... Read More

Thu, February 4, 2016 in News