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After 65 years, the spirit of dedication to the community that guided the founders is still very much alive.

Welcome to the Patient Education Library of Beverly Hospital

We invite you to explore our comprehensive list of resources and educational materials designed to help educate you about various medical conditions and treatments available. Simply click on a topic below to learn more.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your condition or treatment, please feel free to contact Beverly Hospital in Montebello, California at (323) 726-1222. To request an appointment for outpatient services, use our secure online appointment request form.

This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation, examination or the medical advice of your doctor. This information should not be relied upon to determine a diagnosis or course of treatment.

3D & 4D Conformal Radiation Therapy and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
A Guide To Arthroscopy
Achilles Tendon Tear & Repair
ACL Tear & Reconstruction - Knee Ligament Injury
Acne
Acupuncture - Chiropractic Treatment
Acute Stress Disorder
Aging Skin
Allergies
Amenorrhea - Absent Menstruation
Amniocentesis
Anal Cancer
Anaphylaxis & Anaphylactic Shock
Anemia
Angina
Ankle Replacement
Ankle Sprain & Instability
Anorexia Nervosa
Anterior Hip Replacement
Aortic Aneurysm
Appendicitis
Aquatic Therapy
Arthritis
Arthrocentesis - Pain Management
Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement
Artificial Lumbar Disc Replacement
Asthma
Athletes Foot
Atrial Fibrillation
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
Bacterial Vaginosis - Vaginal Infection
Balanced Diet and Nutrition
Bennett's Fracture - Fracture of the Base of the Thumb
Bexxar® - For Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Bile Duct Cancer
Binge-Eating Disorder
Bioidentical Hormones
Bipolar Disorder
Bite Injuries - Animal Bites
Bite Injuries - Human Bites
Bone Mineral Density Testing
BOTOX for Pain Management
BOTOX® Cosmetics
Boutonniere Deformity - Finger Deformity
Boxer's Fracture - Knuckle Fracture of the Pinky
Brachytherapy - Intracavity & Interstitial
Breast Cancer
Breast Examination
Breast Reduction for Men with Gynecomastia
Bronchitis
Bruises - Contusions
Bulimia
Bunion
Bunionette
Burns
Captique™ - Facial Rejuvenation
Carcinoid Cancer
Cardiac Arrhythmia - Irregular Heartbeat
Cardiac Catheterization
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Stress Test
Cardiomyopathy- Weakened Heart Muscle
Carotid Artery Disease
Carpal Instability - Wrist Ligament Injury
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Endoscopic Release Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Open Release Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
Cartilage Tears
Celiac Sprue
Cervical Cancer
Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease - Spinal Cord and Nerve Compression
Cervical Facet Radiofrequency Neurotomy - Neck
Cervical Radiculopathy - Cervical Nerve Compression
Cervical Selective Nerve Root Block - Neck
Cervical Spondylitic Myelopathy - Spinal Cord Compression
Cesarean Section (C-Section)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Clavicle Fracture - Broken Collar Bone
Claw Toe
Cluster Headache
Coccydynia - Tailbone Pain
Cochlear Implants
Cold Therapy
Collagen Injections
Colon and Rectal Polyps
Colon Cancer
Colonoscopy
Common Cold
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) - Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
Compulsive Overeating
Computed Tomography (CT)
Concussion (TBI)
Congenital Hand Differences
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Conjunctivitis - Inner Eyelid Infection
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Contraception - Birth Control Methods
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) - Clogging of Heart Arteries
Cosmetic Laser Treatment for Spots, Freckles, & Lesions
Cosmetic Laser Treatments
Costovertebral Block
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome - Ulnar Nerve Transposition (Elbow)
Da Vinci Robotic Surgery
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - Blood Clots in Deep Veins
Degenerative Disc Disease - Pain Management
Degenerative Disc Disease - Spine Degeneration
Degenerative Disc Disease - Spine Degeneration
Depression
deQuervain's Tendonitis - Wrist Tendonitis
Diabetes - Gestational
Diabetes - Type 1
Diabetes - Type 2 & Pre-Diabetes
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetic Foot
Diaper Rash
Diarrhea
Digital Mammography with CAD
Digital x-ray
Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
Discography
Dupuytren's Disease
Dysmenorrhea - Painful Periods
Earache
Echocardiogram
Eczema
Electrocardiogram - ECG
Electromyography (EMG) - Nerve Test
Electrotherapy - Pain Management
Endocarditis - Infection of the Heart Valves
Endometriosis
Enlarged Prostate
Environmental Allergy
Epidural Injections - Low Back (Lumbar)
Epidural Injections - Neck (Cervical Transforaminal Steroid Injection)
Epidural Injections - Upper Back (Thoracic)
Epilepsy
Erectile Dysfunction
Essure® - Contraception
Exercise Therapy - Pain Management
Extensor Tendon Injuries (Hand)
Facet Injections - Pain Management
Facet Joint Syndrome - Pain Management
Facial Peels
Female Reproductive System: An Overview
Female Sexual Dysfunction
Femur Fracture - Broken Thigh Bone
Fetal Growth and Development
Fibromyalgia
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Flexor Tendon Injuries (Hand)
Flu and Flu Shots
Fluorescein Angiography - Blood Vessel Imaging
Fluoroscopy
Food Allergies
Food Poisoning
Fractures
Fundus Photography - Back of the Eye Imaging
Gallbladder Disease/Gallstones
Ganglion Cysts - Foot
Ganglion Cysts - Wrist/Hand Lumps and Bumps
Gas and Bloating
Gastric Banding
Gastroenteritis
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
GERD (Reflux)
Glaucoma
Golfer's Elbow - Medial Epicondylitis
Gout
Hair Loss
Hallux Rigidus (Stiff Big Toe)
Hammer Toe
Hamstring Muscle Injuries
Hand Dislocations
Hand Nerve Injury and Repair
Hand Therapy
Head and Neck Cancer
Headaches - Chiropractic Treatment
Hearing Loss & Deafness: An Overview
Heart Attack - Myocardial Infarction (MI)
Heart Disease
Heat Therapy
Heel Cracks
Heel Pain
Heel Spurs
Hepatitis B and C
Hernia
Herniated Disc - Pain Management
Herniated Disc Cervical/ACDF - Slipped Disc in the Neck
Hiatal Hernia
High Blood Pressure - Hypertension (HTN)
High Cholesterol - Dyslipidemia
High-Risk Pregnancy
Hindfoot Fracture (Heel/Ankle Joint)
Hip Fracture - ORIF
Hip Resurfacing
HIV and AIDS
Hives
Humerus Fracture - Broken Upper Arm
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypothyroidism
Hysterectomy
Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
Incontinence - Urine
Indigestion
Indocyanine Green (ICG) Angiography - Blood Vessel Imaging
Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Ulcerative Colitis
Ingrown Toenails
Insect Sting Allergy
Insomnia
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Laser Vein Removal
Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block
Interstitial Cystitis
Interventional Radiology
Iriderm Laser - Skin Rejuvenation
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Juvederm® - Facial Rejuvenation
Kienbock's Disease (Wrist)
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Tendon Bursitis - "Goosefoot"
Labor Stages & Vaginal Birth
Lacerations (Cuts & Scratches)
Laminaplasty- Cervical Spine - Pain Management
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Resection
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopy - Gynecologic
Lipomas
Lisfranc Fracture Dislocation (Midfoot)
Liver Cancer
Low Back Pain
Lower GI Series /Barium Enema
Lumbar Discectomy
Lumbar Discectomy - Pain Management
Lumbar Radiofrequency Neurotomy - Pain Management
Lung Cancer
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Male Infertility & Reproductive Endocrinology
Mallet Finger Injury - Baseball Finger
Mallet Toe
Mammosite 5-Day Targeted Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
Massage Therapy
MediDerm® Laser - Facial Rejuvenation
Meniscus Tear - Knee Cartilage
Menopause
Menorrhagia - Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Menstruation
Mesotherapy
Metabolic Syndrome
Metatarsal Fracture (Forefoot)
Metrorrhagia - Abnormal Bleeding
Microdermabrasion
Middle Ear Infection - Otitis Media
Migraine Headache
Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsy
Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement - Arthroplasty
Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement - Arthroplasty
Minimally Invasive Lateral Access Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Posterior Fusion Spine Surgery
Miscarriage - Early
Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP)
Morton's Neuroma (Foot)
Mouth Piercings and Jewelry
Myofascial Release
Neck Pain
Neck Pain - Pain Management
Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Test
Neuromuscular Re-education
Neuropathy - Nerve Pain
Newborn Hearing Screening
Nexplanon® - Contraception
Nightmares
Nosebleeds
NovaSure® - Treatment for Heavy Periods
Nuclear Medicine
Obesity & Sleep: Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Occupational Therapy: An Overview
Older Adults and Sleep Problems
Oophorectomy
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) - Eye Imaging Test
Orthotics
Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain)
Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Osteoporosis
Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Cyst
Overactive Bladder - Severe Overactive Bladder
Pain Management - An Overview
Pain Management - Arthrocentesis
Pain Management - Facet Injections
Pain Management - Prolotherapy
Pain Management - Trigger Point Injections
Pain Management - Viscosupplementation Therapy
Pain Management: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)- Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatitis
Panic Disorder
Pap Smear
Partial Knee Replacement
Patellar Tendon Tear
Patellofemoral Syndrome - Kneecap Problems
Pediatric Eye Conditions
Pediatrics - Allergies
Pediatrics - Anemia
Pediatrics - Asthma
Pediatrics - Balanced Diet and Nutrition
Pediatrics - Bite Injuries, Human Bites
Pediatrics - Chalazia
Pediatrics - Common Cold
Pediatrics - Congenital Hand Differences
Pediatrics - Constipation
Pediatrics - Diabetes, Type 1
Pediatrics - Diabetes, Type 2
Pediatrics - Diarrhea
Pediatrics - Fevers
Pediatrics - Flu and Flu Shots
Pediatrics - Fractures
Pediatrics - Gas and Bloating
Pediatrics - Gastroenteritis
Pediatrics - GERD
Pediatrics - High Cholesterol
Pediatrics - Indigestion
Pediatrics - Little League Syndrome, Pitcher's Elbow
Pediatrics - Menstruation
Pediatrics - Moles
Pediatrics - Scoliosis, Curvature of the Spine
Pediatrics - Seborrhea, Cradle Cap
Pediatrics - Skin Cancer
Pediatrics - Stomach Flu
Pediatrics - Teething
Pediatrics - Urinary Tract Infection, Bladder Infection
Pediatrics - Warts
Pediatrics - Weight Management
Pediatrics- Bite Injuries, Animal Bites
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Percutaneous Disc Nucleoplasty
Pericarditis - Inflammation of the Heart Sac
Peripheral Artery Disease - Poor Circulation
Peripheral Neuropathy
Perlane® - Facial Rejuvenation
Phantom Limb Pain
Photodynamic Therapy - Facial Rejuvenation
Photofacial Rejuvenation
Physical Therapy: An Overview
Physical Therapy: An Overview
Pinched Nerves in the Back-Spinal (Lumbar) Fusion/lumbar spinal stenosis
Pitcher's Elbow - Little League Elbow
Plantar Fasciitis
Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
Pneumonia
Polycystic Ovary Disease
Positron Emission Testing (PET)
Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction - Acquired Flatfoot
Preeclampsia
Pregnancy Ultrasound
Pregnancy: What to Expect
Pregnancy: An Overview- Early Signs and Symptoms
Premature Infant Retinal Disorder- Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Premature Labor & Delivery
Premenstrual Syndrome - PMS
Preparing for Surgery
Progressive Strengthening
Progressive Strengthening Exercises
Prolotherapy - Pain Management
Prostate Cancer
Psoriasis
Radial Tunnel Syndrome (Forearm)
Radiation Therapy
Radiesse® - Facial Rejuvenation
Radiofrequency Ablation
Rashes
Rectal Cancer
Rehabilitation - Balance Retraining and Vestibular Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation - Gait Training
Rehabilitation - Hand Therapy
Rehabilitation - Myofascial Release
Rehabilitation - Neuromuscular Re-education
Rehabilitation - Progressive Strengthening
Rehabilitation - Shoulder Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation - Transfer Training
Restless Legs Syndrome
Restylane® - Facial Rejuvenation
Reverse Shoulder Replacement
Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand
Rosacea
Rotator Cuff Tear & Repair
Scaphoid Fracture - Broken Wrist
Sciatica
Sciatica - Pain Management
Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins & Spider Veins
Scoliosis - Curvature of the Spine
Scoliosis - Curvature of the Spine
Seborrhea
Sesamoid Fracture & Sesamoiditis (Big Toe)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Females
Shin Splints
Shingles
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome - Shoulder Tendonitis
Shoulder Rehabilitation
SilkPeel™ Dermalinfusion™ - Facial Rejuvenation
Sinusitis
Skier's Thumb
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer - Melanoma
Sleep Apnea
Sore Throat
Spinal (Lumbar) Fusion/Lumbar Spinal Stenosis - Pinched Nerves in the Back
Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) for Pain Relief
Spinal Cord Tumors
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylolisthesis - Slipped Vertebrae
Spondylolysis - Stress Fracture of Spine- Pain Management
Spondylolysis - Stress Fracture of the Spine
Sprains & Strains
Stellate Ganglion Block
Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Flu
Strep Throat
Stress Fracture - Leg and Foot
Stroke - CVA
Swallowing Disorders
Swan Neck Deformity - Finger Deformity
Swimmer's Ear - Otitis Externa
Swine Flu - Influenza
Symptoms of Heart Disease, Heart Attack, and Stroke
Syncope - Fainting
Tendon Transfers
Tendonitis
Tennis Elbow - Lateral Epicondylitis
Tension Headache
The Digestive System/How it works
The Eyes: How They Work
The Heart: How it Works
The Liver - How it Works
Thoracic Facet Radiofrequency Neurotomy - Upper Back
Thumb CMC (Basal Joint) Arthroplasty - Thumb Joint Reconstruction
Thyroid Cancer
Tibia Fracture - Broken Shinbone
TMJ Disorder
Toe Fracture
Toenail Fungus
Tonsillitis
Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Replacement
Total Shoulder Replacement
Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Injury - Wrist Sprain
Trigger Finger and Trigger Thumb
Trigger Points & Trigger Point Injections
Tubal Ligation - Female Sterilization
Ulcers
Ultrasound - Diagnostic
Ultrasound - Pelvic and Transvaginal
Ultrasound Therapy - Pain Management/Rehabilitation
Upper GI Endoscopy
Upper GI Series/ Barium Swallow
Urinary Tract Infection - Bladder Infection
Uterine Cancer - Endometrial Cancer
Valvular Heart Disease - Heart Valve Disease
Virtual Colonoscopy
Viscosupplementation Therapy - Pain Management
Vomiting
Warts
Weight Loss Surgery: An Overview
Weight Management
Whiplash
Whiplash - Chiropractic Treatment
Women and Sleep Problems
Wrist Fracture - Open Reduction and Internal or External Fixation
X-Rays
Yeast Infection - Vaginal
Your First Pelvic Examination - What to Expect
Zevalin® - For Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma