Hand, wrist pain solutions seminar

Are you or someone you know suffering from hand or wrist pain? If so, there’s good news about the treatment options available locally. Learn more at a “Solutions for Hand or Wrist Pain” seminar on Mon., May 14, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin. Hear from Dr. Susan Moen, orthopaedic surgeon […]

Local orthopaedic expertise goes national

From 2005 to 2030, total joint replacements are expected to increase dramatically. Total hip replacements are projected to increase by 174 percent, total knee replacements by 678 percent! Revisions of knee replacements will increase by 601 percent. “Knee replacement revisions are going to dramatically increase across the country as many of the knee replacements done […]

Plan ahead for medical decisions, choices

Riverwood Healthcare Center, along with other national, state and community organizations, is leading a community effort to highlight the importance of advance health care decision-making—an effort that has culminated in the formal designation of April 16 as National Health Care Decisions Day. The City of Aitkin will issue a proclamation to recognize April 16 as […]

Cancer support group to meet in Aitkin

Riverwood Healthcare Center is hosting a cancer support group that will meet monthly on the fourth Wednesdays, 2:30 to 4:00 p.m., from April through November. The group will meet in the hospital’s Support Services wing in room E. The group is open to women with any type of cancer. Women who have been newly diagnosed […]