Riverwood adds Acupuncture services

As part of its wellness program, Riverwood Healthcare Center recently partnered with Aitkin Acupuncture, LLC, to offer acupuncture services. Acupuncture is used to prevent and treat disease, relieve pain, balance mood, improve sleep, decrease stress, increase fertility, and improve overall health and wellness.  It is one of the oldest continually practiced medical modalities in the […]

Riverwood welcomes first 2017 baby

  It’s a girl! The first baby of the year, Harper Nirvana Rose Bartkowicz, was born to parents Michael Bartkowicz and Emily Olson of Aitkin on Jan. 11 at 6:52 a.m. at Riverwood Healthcare Center. Weighing 6 lbs., 11.5 oz., and 19 inches long, she was delivered by Dr Michael Cady. Kristine Layne, Chief Nursing […]

Learn about reflux, heartburn solutions

Are you or someone you know suffering from heartburn or reflux disease? If so, there’s good news about the treatment options available locally. Learn more at a Reflux and Heartburn Solutions program on Tues., Jan. 24, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Fireside Inn in McGregor. Hear from Dr. Paul Severson, reflux specialist with the […]

Riverwood, CRMC report on esophageal cancer awareness

Esophageal cancer is the fastest growing cancer in the U.S. with more than a 600% increase in just the past three decades. Gastroesophageal reflux disease casuses chronic inflammation in the esophagus, which can lead to Barrett’s esophagus, a precancerous condition that causes esophageal cancer. Collaborating with Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby, Riverwood launched a […]

Riverwood welcomes family nurse practitioner

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce that Faith Peterson, family nurse practitioner, has joined its medical staff. Her practice will be dedicated primarily to seeing patients in the Urgent Care Clinic in Aitkin, which is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Peterson’s experience includes working as a family nurse practitioner at […]