Webb hospital marks 25th anniversary - Your West Valley News: Suncitywest

Webb hospital marks 25th anniversary

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Monday, March 4, 2013 4:15 pm

Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in Sun City West celebrated its 25th anniversary with an open house Saturday.

The event included speakers, a health fair and food.

There was a presentation by Dr. Mark Dekutowski from CORE Institute and the medical center’s new spine surgeon.

At the health fair, Marissa Johnson, an outpatient physical therapist, led interactive activities to help determine a person’s ability to keep their balance. She used a shuttle balance machine, which she described as “a wonderful machine just so we can retest your balance and see kind of what you have difficulties with. If it’s just the single-leg stance, lifting one leg up in the air or if it’s not using your hands or if it’s with closing your eyes. Just to kind of help retrain that whole neuromuscular system.”

Johnson also had a timed-up-and-go test, which determines fall risk. She placed a bottle several feet away from a chair and participants were asked to get up, walk at a normal pace around the bottle, then go back and sit down.

Approximately 300 people attended the open house.

  • Discuss

Welcome to the discussion.

Tell Us What You Think!

Loading…

Ahipoki Bowl expanding once more; set to open third location in Tempe near Arizona State University

TEMPE, AZ - Ahipoki Bowl is expanding into Sun Devil territory. The eatery revealed plans on Wednesday to open across from Tempe's Arizona Sta…

Published: August 24, 2016 - 7:02 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/entertainment/events/ahipoki-…

How I Create: Q&A with Art Therapist Lanie Smith

Almost every month I have the pleasure of interviewing a different person about their creative process. I love learning how others define crea…

Published: August 24, 2016 - 6:38 pm @ http://blogs.psychcentral.com/everyday-creativity/…

Trump to deliver immigration speech in Arizona next week

Ballot Box feed By Jessie Hellmann Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump: Clinton is a 'bigot who sees people of color only as votes' Brexit leader st…

Published: August 24, 2016 - 6:31 pm @ http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-r…

Trump vows 'no amnesty, but we work with' illegal immigrants

Ballot Box feed By Jesse Byrnes Donald TrumpDonald TrumpBrexit leader stumps for Trump: I wouldn't vote Clinton if she paid me National poll: …

Published: August 24, 2016 - 6:00 pm @ http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-r…

Minimum wage hike foes want state high court to toss measure

PHOENIX (AP) - Opponents of a voter initiative raising the state's minimum wage from $8.05 to $12 an hour by 2020 on Wednesday asked the Arizo…

Published: August 24, 2016 - 6:01 pm @ http://www.cbs5az.com/story/32835490/minimum-wage-…

Renewable Energy Is Killing the Environment

A lot has been made of California’s government-funded embrace of so-called green energy. Driving from the Arizona border to LA, you’ll be hypn…

Published: August 24, 2016 - 5:37 pm @ https://ricochet.com/renewable-energy-killing-environment/

Donald Trump to give immigration speech in Phoenix area next week

PHOENIX — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will give a speech on immigration next week in Phoenix, it was confirmed Wednesday. The…

Published: August 24, 2016 - 5:31 pm @ http://ktar.com/story/1246807/donald-trump-to-give…

The Shop Beer Co. to Celebrate Grand Opening This Weekend in Tempe

Sara Palmer A A Tempe's newest brewery will open on Saturday, August 27.  Located at 922 West First Street, The Shop Beer Co. will officially …

Published: August 24, 2016 - 5:30 pm @ http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/restaurants/the-sho…

Coldplay brings 'A Head Full Of Dreams' to life, rocks sold out crowd in Phoenix

PHOENIX - Coldplay sizzled through a set packed with new favorites and classic body rocking jams. The band brought their "A Head Full Of Dream…

Published: August 24, 2016 - 5:07 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/state/coldplay-brings-a-…

Former Miss Universe Becomes U.S. Citizen to Vote Against Trump

Editor's Picks Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston Have ‘Major Argument’ Jessica Alba Regrets Her Tattoos: ‘I’m Not Into Them Now’ Duchess Kate Mi…

Published: August 24, 2016 - 5:00 pm @ http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/form…

Facebook

YourWestValley.com on Facebook

Twitter

YourWestValley.com on Twitter

RSS

Subscribe to YourWestValley.com via RSS

RSS Feeds