Riverwood Healthcare Center provides a full continuum of healthcare services and specialties at our facility in Aitkin. Mammograms, lab tests and rehabilitation services are also offered at our clinics in Garrison and McGregor. As an outpatient, you can access sophisticated diagnostics such as an MRI or CT scan to basic rehabilitation services or diabetes education. As an inpatient, you can obtain acute hospital care or advanced surgical procedures such as a total joint replacement or a corneal transplant close to home.

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]