O’Connor Hospital Living Well Series: Please Your Knees

San Jose, CA (May 6, 2015) — A comprehensive workshop entitled “Please Your Knees: Improve Knee Function, Lessen Knee Pain” will be presented by O’Connor physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. “Knees are a common area of injury and discomfort,” states Dr. Henehan, who serves …

Living Well Series Explores Stroke Awareness

San Jose, CA (May 6, 2015) — Neurologist Raul Guisado, M.D. will present “Stroke Awareness: Symptoms, Treatments, Preventative Actions” Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. According to Centers for Disease Control, each year nearly 800,000 people in the United States will suffer a stroke. It is the leading cause of …

National Health Care Decisions Day at O’Connor Hospital

San Jose, CA (March 30, 2015) – O’Connor Hospital continues to serve the community in multiple ways. Thursday, April 16 is National Health Care Decisions Day. Members of the community are invited to learn about different types of medical intervention to help determine their end-of-life health care wishes. The mission of National Health Care Decisions Day is to inspire, educate …

Living Well Series Explores Healthy Living Through Exercise

San Jose, CA (March 13, 2015) — A comprehensive workshop entitled Get Healthy, Stay Healthy will be presented by O’Connor physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the benefits of resistance training (or strength training) include reducing the signs and …

Living Well Class: Osteoporosis

San Jose, CA (March 02, 2015) — A comprehensive workshop entitled Osteoporosis: Slow Bone Loss, Prevent Fractures will be presented by O’Connor physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, March 12, 2015. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. “Thinning of the bones happens to both men and women as we age,” offers Dr. Henehan, who serves as director …

LUNA Laser at O’Connor Wound Care Clinic Improves Lives

San Jose, CA (March 2, 2015) – O’Connor Hospital continues to provide state-of-the-art care at its Wound Care Clinic, using a LUNA laser system that helps physicians diagnose and treat slow-healing wounds. Having one of only two LUNA lasers in Northern California, O’Connor is able to provide physicians with a resource of critical information needed to determine a course of …

Living Well Class: Earthquake & Disaster Preparedness

Living Well Class Focuses on Emergency Preparedness San Jose, CA (January 29, 2015) – A comprehensive workshop entitled “Earthquake and Disaster Preparedness” will be presented by O’Connor physician Dr. Christine Doyle on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. When it comes to the Bay Area, the question regarding the next major earthquake is …

O’Connor Enacts Temporary Visiting Restrictions Due to Flu

San Jose, CA (January 16, 2015) – Due to a county-wide increase in cases of influenza, O’Connor Hospital has enacted a temporary visitation restriction policy. Community members who have flu-like symptoms, including cough, fever, runny nose, or body aches, are asked to refrain from visiting the hospital. Visitors under the age of 16 also are prohibited from visiting patients; they …

Living Well Class: Women’s Health

Living Well Class Focuses on Women’s Health San Jose, CA (January 15, 2015) – A comprehensive workshop entitled “Women’s Health” will be presented by O’Connor physician Virginia Chan, DO, on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. Women have unique health and wellness perspectives. Dr. Virginia Chan will address which exams and tests are …