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Hand, wrist pain solutions seminar

2018.04.20    No Comments

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

2018.04.12    No Comments

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

2018.04.12    No Comments

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

2018.04.11    No Comments

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 […]

Grief group to meet in Aitkin

2018.03.27    No Comments

For those grieving the death of a loved one, information and help is available at a grief support group to be held in Aitkin this spring. The 6-week grief group series will meet Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., April 19 and 26 and May 3, 10, 17 and 24 at Riverwood Healthcare Center, conference […]

What’s up at Riverwood Healthcare?

2018.03.16    No Comments

The Spring issue of our Healthy Living newsletter highlights orthopaedic care, introduces several new providers and presents information on colon cancer care and screening. Here’s a quick summary of all the news items with links to more information: Learn about Hand and Wrist orthopaedic care at Riverwood in a QA with Dr. Susan Moen and […]