Talking about Mental Health is Focus of Art Contest

One in five adults nationwide – or about 14,000 adults right here in southwest Wisconsin – experiences mental illness in any given year. In addition, one in 10 children lives with a serious mental or emotional disorder. Despite such rates of mental illness in our families and in our communities, a persistent stigma around mental [read more]

Sports Massage – Healing On and Off the Field

By Aurora Hemann ATC, LAT, LMT, Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Athletic Trainer. What is Sports Massage? Sports massage concentrates on muscles pertinent to an athlete’s sport or event. For an athlete who trains year round, the goal is to increase endurance, lessen injuries and shorten the recovery time needed between events or workouts. The [read more]

Making Southwest Wisconsin Healthier Together

Southwest Health and Grant Regional Health Center are discussing a collaboration to enhance healthcare options in southwest Wisconsin. This future relationship will allow both organizations to share resources and skills efficiently to provide quality, local care in our communities. “Our focus is making southwest Wisconsin healthier together by creating a strong working relationship.” said Doug [read more]

5 Tips to Achieve Your Health and Fitness Goals

By: Ryan Siegert, Sports Performance Trainer at the EDGE at Southwest Health. The top New Year’s Resolution goal is losing weight and/or eating healthy. However, only 8% of the U.S. population actually reaches their resolution goals. So ultimately, much of the population sets self-improvement goals, without a clear plan for achieving these goals, and then [read more]