Olathe Health Blog

Tag: Miami County Medical Center

  1. Amy and Larry Kircher

    Amy Kircher Stresses the Importance of Colonoscopies

    At the age of 63, Amy Kircher of Paola was living her healthiest life. But that April, without any symptoms, Amy's colonoscopy revealed devastating news: colon cancer. She turned to Dr. Christopher Lewis at Miami County Medical Center.

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  2. Darlene Miller and her daughter Katharyne

    Handling Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Darlene's Story

    Darlene Miller, 79, began experiencing pain and numbness in her hands due to carpal tunnel syndrome, sometimes so bad that she couldn't even hold half a cup of coffee. Orthopedic surgeon Christopher Eckland, DO, was able to help her regain full use of her hands.

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  3. Jack doing cardiac rehab at MCMC

    Cardiac Rehabilitation Gets Jack on the Road to Recovery

    The new Cardiac Rehabilitation program at Miami County Medical Center (MCMC) is a medically-supervised program designed to provide patients with healthy lifestyle education, a closely monitored exercise program, diet and nutrition counseling, and encouragement and support to recover from heart disease or surgery. Seventy-four-year-old Jack Coffman was one of the first cardiac rehab patients at MCMC earlier this year.

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  4. A couple riding bikes

    Cara's Knee Replacement Gives Her a New Spring in Her Step

    Cara Coffelt has a lot to celebrate. She recently retired after a 28-year career at Tri-Ko, Inc., a day and residential care facility for individuals
 with intellectual and developmental disabilities. And, thanks to a recent knee replacement surgery, she is looking forward to living an active retirement with less pain.

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