Health

Jul 17


Pediatric Trauma Simulation truck visits Outer Banks Hospital

Together with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, NASCAR great Richard Childress and his wife, Judy, launched the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma. Recently, the simulation truck visited The Outer Banks Hospital.

Apr 27


Be BIG! Get LOUD! Therapies for people with Parkinson’s

The LSVT BIG program focuses on training individuals with Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions to use bigger physical movements throughout their daily lives, which helps them stay active.

Mar 16


Introducing the Center for Healthy Living at the OBH

Achieving personal health goals may often seem out of reach, but it’s proven that having a support system can really make a difference. That’s why The Outer Banks Hospital created The Center for Healthy Living.

Jan 7


Cancer care that’s making a difference on the Outer Banks

There have been more discoveries about cancer in the past two decades than ever before. And managing a diagnosis continues to improve with targeted approaches.
Sponsored by The Outer Banks Hospital

Nov 2


Younger patients need a special, child-friendly experience

We know that standard medical talk can be scary for young people. That’s why we speak in kid-friendly terms to help calm children when it comes time for things like “owies” and “special computers that show your heartbeat.”

Sep 26


Comprehensive rehabilitation therapy under one roof

The new comprehensive rehab facility at The Outer Banks Hospital offers a variety of medical services under one roof. They include physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and balance therapy.

Aug 15


Building a dementia-friendly community on the OBX

When the purple seashorse symbol is displayed, the business or organization has undergone training to learn how to identify someone with dementia and provide a senstive environment.

Jun 25


Ladies, it’s time to speak up for your own health!

One of the best ways to speak up is to bring a list of things you want to talk about during your visit. What we find is that patients who come in with only a mental list forget to mention many of their important concerns.

May 15