Helping the Healing Process with Breast Reconstruction

By Christopher Shale MD

Dealing with a diagnosis of cancer is always an incredibly traumatic ordeal for the patient and their family. Breast cancer can be even more stressful because of the visible nature of the disease. Having to deal with the emotional stress of being diagnosed with breast cancer on top of the changes in appearance that are associated with the treatment can be difficult to cope with.

Getting Help When It Cannot Wait

By Seth Wallace MD

It always seems like children develop an unexplained fever, get a broken bone, or break out in a questionable rash after your primary care provider’s office is closed. Not only do the circumstances leave patients grimacing, they often leave caregivers wondering, “Where do I go?”

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

By Tareq Harb MD

An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, or AAA, is an abnormal enlargement or bulge in the abdominal section of the aorta, the body’s largest artery that carries blood from the heart to all parts of the body. An aneurysm can cause the aorta to grow to several times its natural size, weakening it, and possibly causing it to rupture.

Ruptured ATFL Sidelines Golfer Rory McIlroy

By Intermountain Healthcare
McIlroy Ankle

Rory McIlroy, golf's #1 ranked player, posted an Instagram of himself Monday morning in a walking boot and crutches.  His caption read “Total rupture of left ATFL (Ankle Ligament) and associated joint capsule damage…” making many speculate whether or not he would be able to participate The Open Championship in 10 days. Our experts give some insight on ATFL injuries and how long McIlroy might be out.