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Diet After Surgery

What you eat after surgery can have an impact on your recovery. Premier Surgical Associates in Knoxville reminds you that eating the right food, you can help prevent complications such as constipation and infection. Good nutrition following surgery also promotes...

Healthy Habits Before Surgery

There are a lot of benefits from establishing healthy habits. One of these benefits is having fewer complications both during and after surgery. If you’re scheduled to undergo surgery in the upcoming months, you can lower your risk of problems by establishing...

Breast cancer survivor grateful for prompt and professional care

News from Parkwest Medical Center Liz Clary can’t help smiling when she talks about the seven alpacas on her farm, or the chickens and sheep she’s raised.“I just love all of my animals, and I love the farm,” Clary says. “It helps you stay grounded, and keeps things in...
Nutrition and Surgery

Nutrition and Surgery

A balanced diet is not only important for everyday living, but it is vital when preparing to undergo surgery. Ensuring that you get the right type and amount of food before your procedure can make a difference when it comes to avoiding complications and having a...

Why Gallbladder Disease & Surgery Is Prevalent In East TN

Many folks in East Tennessee have certain things in common, such as spring allergies. But there’s another ailment that’s rampant in our region that’s often  unrecognized—gallbladder disease. For the surgeons at Premier Surgical Associates, gallbladder removal is one...