Hernia Repair and Rapid Recovery Webinar

Are you living with a hernia? Hernia symptoms include outward bulging of the skin, groin discomfort or tenderness, abdominal wall discomfort or swelling, pain in the abdomen, pelvis, or groin. To learn more about hernias and how they can be repaired, attend a virtual webinar, “Hernia Repair and Rapid Recovery”, on Thurs., Feb. 3, 12 […]

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Equipment upgrade supports breathing for trauma, surgery patients

Helping patients breathe in an emergency situation is vital for our Emergency Department staff. An upgraded GlideScope tool is proving invaluable in supporting patient care in both Riverwood’s Emergency and Surgery departments. The GlideScope is a tool used in the OR and ER for placement of breathing tubes for patients that need one, either in […]

Home remedies for sinus infections

When pressure builds in your forehead, your nose is running, and you just don’t feel good, you may have a sinus infection, or sinusitis. “Most sinus infections will resolve themselves in seven to 10 days, just by taking care of yourself at home,” said Riverwood Physician Assistant Emily Goranson.  “Start taking an antihistamine during the […]

Riverwood patient receives exceptional respiratory care

Nola, age 13, is grateful for respiratory therapy treatment that keeps her safe and close to home in McGregor, according to her mother, Kari Horbacz. Each month for the past year and a half, Nola has been getting a Pentamidine treatment from a respiratory therapist at Riverwood Healthcare Center. This medication is administered via a […]

Breast cancer patient praises Riverwood care

Kris Palmer shared this letter praising her excellent care for breast cancer at Riverwood Healthcare Center. “I am writing today to share with you that I feel blessed to be a patient at Riverwood. Let me share some background. My husband, John, and I both grew up in the Twin Cities and raised our two […]