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Have you suffered a head injury or a concussion and had extensive care, been on multiple medications or been told nothing more could be done? Do you suffer from headaches, difficulty concentrating, irritability, chronic fatigue, or trouble sleeping? Or is the feeling of being on...

Dr. Kim, of Progressive Rehabilitation Medicine, is a proud member of the Cedar Rapids community.  So much, that you can see staff supporting the Rough Riders hockey team. Recently the staff was there to cheer on the team as well as take pictures with Santa! It was...

At Progressive Rehabilitation Medicine, we don't only suggest our services because it's what we offer, we suggest them because we use them ourselves, and have seen the whys and hows, of its effectiveness. Our ARNP, Emily, is an avid athlete. She uses Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)...

Decompression therapy is being more well known these days. It offers many benefits for a lot of different conditions, mainly in terms of relieving discogenic pain. What are the primary benefits to using Decompression? non-surgical drug-free alleviates radiating leg pain, including sciatica helps with numbness in...

Concussions are among the most dangerous injuries suffered by football players, mainly due to the fact that it can lead to more traumatic brain injuries. Other sports injuries may include, injuries to the neck and spinal column can lead to chronic conditions. Pinched nerves tend to...

More and more research is coming out supporting the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The premise is quite simply explained. The brain is hurt. The brain needs oxygen and doesn't want to be inflamed. HBOT increases the oxygen in the blood...

There are case studies and trials that both support and dispute the use of HBOT for various things. What we do know is that HBOT helps the body heal. It hyper-oxygenates cells and decreases inflammation. Concussion or mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI), is when the brain is hurt. It...

The short answer - No.  There has been a lot of recent controversy on the topic, and in many cases, it appears that there can be a lot of misinformation out there.  We hope to clarify a few key points to showcase why adipose tissue for...

Here at Progressive Rehabilitation Medicine, we are extremely excited to welcome our new ARNP, Emily. Learn About Emily Emily obtained her RN-BSN from the University of Iowa in 2013 and then a dual Masters degree in Nursing from Allen College in Community and Public health and Family...