The Robotics and Mobility Program (RAMP) at Children’s of Alabama is opening the door to more opportunities for rehabilitation with physical therapy and occupational therapy. Learn from several team members at Children’s about the innovative technology and how it’s helping children and teens with physical impairments grow stronger and lead more independent lives.
Now that spring is here, it only makes sense to get out and move. No matter your favorite form of movement, it’s important to protect your joints at any age. We reached out to Dr. Thomas E. Powell, affiliated with Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, for his top tips on staying healthy this spring and beyond. Here’s what he said.
Finding your next date is hard enough, and current dating apps with their constant stream of pointless conversations don’t make it any easier. Now, the Birmingham-based app Set Me Up is changing the dating game and making first dates fun.
The weather is finally warming up in Birmingham, and we’re all breathing a sigh of relief. If you’re looking for new ways to get active and take care of yourself in 2021, try one of these Birmingham yoga classes. There are options for everyone from newbies to seasoned yogis, including free rooftop yoga classes.
A year into the pandemic, and I think we’re all looking forward to taking an in-person vacation. While the vaccine efforts are ramping up, it’s still safest to keep your vacay virtual. Keep reading to see seven ways to enjoy a Birmingham virtual vacation.
Trainers, tennis (or “tenny”) shoes, dogs, or whatever else you call running shoes, are in hot demand right now. Not only are they an essential part of a good exercise routine, but running shoes have also become a hot fashion statement. Keep reading to see where you can get your next pair.
Hospitals are a scary place for everyone—especially children. The art at The Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children serves a special purpose to help patients and their families feel more at ease. Keep reading to learn more about the hospital’s artwork and just a few of the touching stories behind it.
The City of Hoover will soon see more little lending libraries popping up around town. As part of a new program from the Hoover Public Library, new little lending libraries will appear in 15 of the city’s apartment complexes.
As Alabama continues to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine, we connected with Dr. Darrel Weaver with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama to learn more about vaccine safety. He addresses seven COVID-19 vaccine myths and explains why everyone should receive the vaccine when given the opportunity.
The Bessemer area has exploded with new jobs and opportunities in the past couple years. One part that is now catching up with the times is the Bessemer Train Depot, now that it has been purchased by Brian Giattina, Blox CFO and founder of Bessemer Redevelopment Corps. Keep reading to see the past, present and future of this Bessemer icon.
As spring comes full-fledged to Birmingham, we’re all wanting to get outside more. Check out these nine upcoming Birmingham races that are the perfect way to enjoy this wonderful weather, whether you’re a casual 5k-er to the next Shalane Flanagan or Steve Prefontaine.