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Patient Story - Joan Davis

Joan Davis couldn’t figure out why she was having chronic headaches until she visited Tayla Greathouse, M.D., and discovered she has type 2 diabetes. Despite her efforts to manage her blood sugar level through a healthy diet and exercise, Joan needed some extra help from Licking Memorial Endocrinology.

| Posted On : 9/2/2014 11:15:07 AM |
Patient Story - Caleb Aeby

Ten-year-old Caleb Aeby has made huge strides in his grades and activities in the last two years with the help of his Licking Memorial Pediatrics Physician and the Active•Fit Program!

| Posted On : 8/26/2014 3:53:49 PM |
Patient Story - Steve DeMers

In October of 2013, Deacon Steve DeMers was rushed to Licking Memorial Hospital for symptoms of a stroke. Steve has been treated for heart issues since childhood, and needed crucial medical care at LMH to avoid permanent health damage. Steve said the competent care he received from LMH has helped him recover, and he is now using therapy at LMHS to restore some of the effects on his mobility and speech.

| Posted On : 8/20/2014 9:07:40 AM |
Patient Story – Buck Slack

Patient Story: West Licking County Resident Buck Slack received treatment for a broken leg through the LMH Emergency Room.

| Posted On : 8/6/2014 9:00:00 AM |
Patient Story – Joseph Carbaugh

Congratulations to Joe Carbaugh, who is now tobacco free: “I started to realize that with this program (LMH Quit for Your Health tobacco cessation program), I was going to be able to remain on this Earth a little longer and stay with my family. All my family is very proud of me. My family doctor (Thomas K. Petryk, M.D.) even congratulated me and shook my hand. If it were not for all of them, I would not have been able to quit. I am very blessed – very fortunate.” – Joe Carbaugh.

| Posted On : 6/20/2014 8:41:55 AM |
LMH Pain Clinic Restores Quality of Life

For 84 year-old Richard Hughes, the Licking Memorial Hospital Pain Clinic has been life changing. Richard went from barely mobile to walking with a cane after receiving treatment from Pain Clinic physicians Deborah Coates, D.O., FAOCA and Abhay Anand, M.D.

| Posted On : 4/14/2014 9:09:39 AM |
Transplant Patient Thankful for LMH Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

“I would not have received the transplant if not for the caring therapists in the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program at LMH,” Michael Graham of Buckeye Lake said. “Before being approved for a new lung, I had to put in a lot of hard work to prove that I was physically and mentally eligible for it. The LMH Pulmonary Rehabilitation staff really helped me establish that drive and tenacity for myself.”

| Posted On : 4/10/2014 8:13:36 AM |
Patient Story - Eschol Curl

Licking Memorial Hospital Urgent Care facilities are open to the community, without an appointment, seven days a week, except for holidays.  For Eschol Curl, Jr., receiving care at one of our Urgent Care facilities has been a successful treatment option.  

| Posted On : 4/4/2014 8:30:00 AM |
Heart to Play Program Ends Another Successful Year

Seventh grader Michael Galiher loves playing basketball, dirt-biking and being outdoors.  Until he received his free cardiac sports screening through Licking Memorial Health Systems’ Heart to Play Program, Michael had no idea that he had a potential deadly heart disorder known as Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome. 

| Posted On : 3/24/2014 8:51:03 AM |
Patient Story – Josh Pennington

A series of intuitive decisions led Josh Pennington, Pastor of More Life Church in Newark, to the right place at the right time on September 4, 2013.  A few minutes’ difference in that day’s timeline could have been deadly for Josh when he suffered a heart attack at the young age of 35 years.

| Posted On : 3/20/2014 11:54:46 PM |
Patient Story – Carol Marston

When Carol Marston’s knee pain began preventing her from enjoying life, she received two successful knee replacement surgeries at Licking Memorial Hospital. After her knee replacement procedures at LMH, Carol has been able to resume the activities that define her quality of life.

| Posted On : 3/6/2014 11:20:56 AM |