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Going With Your Gut

June 6, 2023

Improving your gut-brain connection with certified experts Did you know: the nervous system that regulates our gut is often called the body’s second brain? With a network using the same chemicals as the brain, a healthy gut turns food into…

Celebrating National Nurses Week

April 18, 2023

Get to know two of the faces behind Mississippi Valley Surgery and Endoscopy Center’s confident patient care When patients come in for surgery, there are a lot of nerves. From the first greeting at the front desk to the surgical…

Is your digestive tract on track?

March 14, 2023

A closer look at the importance of gut health during IBS Awareness Month There are so many things in life we plan and prepare for – but when is the last time you took a good look at your gut…

Simple Screening, Saved Lives

March 7, 2023

Recognizing Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month There are so many simple safety precautions we take in life. Things like wearing a seatbelt, putting on sunscreen or even checking both ways before you cross the street are seemingly small steps to take,…

Celebrating Women in Health Care

February 13, 2023

A closer look at MVSC’s leading female physicians Throughout your life, it’s likely that you have received care from a handful of specialists – many of which are women. However, female health care providers haven’t always been so common. In…

Don’t Let the Cold Bring You Down This Winter

December 20, 2022

Actionable steps to avoid or limit joint pain caused by cold and icy weather Have you noticed an increase in joint pain this winter? You’re not alone. It turns out those frigid Midwest winters can lead to an increase in…

Reaccreditation through dedication

December 19, 2022

Confident care, innovation and leadership brings reaccreditation to surgery center For many people, the new year brings new resolutions – whether that’s getting organized, exploring new hobbies or spending more time with friends and family. For others, it’s a fresh…

New physicians first to offer innovative sleep apnea treatment in the Quad Cities

December 18, 2022

Dr. Ryan Krogmann and Dr. Adam Schwalje join ENT Professional Services, PC with outpatient surgeries at Mississippi Valley Surgery Center Two new physicians are seeing patients at ENT Professional Services, PC with locations in Moline and Davenport and performing outpatient…

Back to better health

December 17, 2022

When severe nerve pain requires surgery, patients can return to their normal routines after minimally invasive procedures. It’s one of the most common health complaints – and one of the most debilitating. It’s estimated that 80% of the population will…

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More joint replacements move from hospital to surgery center

December 4, 2022

By Harris Meyer  | June 4, 2016 | Modern Healthcare Before Stacey Cook received the first of two hip replacements last year at an outpatient surgery center in Davenport, Iowa, his surgeon, Dr. John Hoffman, told him he would be standing…

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Understand the Benefits of a Surgery Center Experience

November 3, 2022

There was a time when virtually all surgical procedures were performed in hospitals. It was not uncommon to wait weeks for an appointment, and patients often spent several days in recovery. Thanks to medical advancements, today’s procedures, ranging from tonsillectomies…