Choosing Healthcare Close to Home

Char Ellig Rehab Ryan Pope

When Char Ellig heard that Redwood Area Hospital was going to start offering total joint replacement surgery, she wanted to be first in line. “I had my other knee replaced a few years ago so I knew this one was needed, but actually put off surgery for about six weeks in order to have the […]

It’s time to talk: Discussing your healthcare wishes

Joleen Johnson Social Services

Most of us don’t like to think about our health deteriorating, much less talk about it. Do you know what you would like to have happen if you could not care for yourself? Make these decisions easier for your loved ones by talking about them now. If you’re having trouble broaching the subject, consider these […]

Recover closer to home

Swing Bed at Redwood Area Hospital

When is Swing Bed the right care for you?  If you are recovering from an acute hospital stay or major surgery, but still need some form of daily skilled nursing or skilled rehabilitation service, you may be eligible for “Skilled Swing Bed” care under Medicare or “Transitional Care” under private insurance. “The great benefit of […]

Outpatient therapy services EXEMPT from Medicare therapy cap

If you are a Medicare Beneficiary, you may have received a letter from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) services regarding an $1800 annual cap on your therapy services benefits. Please be aware that outpatient therapy services at Redwood Area Hospital are EXEMPT from the therapy cap and your therapy benefits have not changed. […]

New Occupational Therapy Services

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Hands-On Therapy with Graston Technique® and Pediatric Occupational Therapy The occupational therapy team atRedwoodAreaHospitalis pleased to offer new treatment options for patients: 1) a new technique for soft tissue dysfunction and 2) expanded services for pediatric patients. “Now there are more ways we can help patients with customized plans of care and convenient services right […]

Helping Patients Recover

Whether you’re recovering from surgery, injury or experiencing difficulty with everyday tasks, area residents can expect the best from Redwood Area Hospital’s rehabilitation team. Unique tools, extensive training and a holistic care approach have earned this team recognition from a leading rehabilitation organization. “Our program is considered one of the best because we work together […]

Redwood Area Hospital Recognized for Providing The Best in Rehabilitation Services

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Whether you’re recovering from surgery, injury or experiencing difficulty with everyday tasks, area residents can expect the best from Redwood Area Hospital’s Rehabilitation Department. The team has been recognized by Rehab Management Magazine as one of their Best of 2011 Rehab Facilities. The award recognizes the hospital’s rehab department for their unique tools, extensive training […]