Archive - 2022

  • Tips for Parents Coping with Formula Shortage

    posted by Darcie Follon on Friday, May 13, 2022 The shortage of infant formula is affecting many families nationally and locally. Clay County Public Health Nurse Darcie Follon, who also serves as a maternal-child health nurse, provides insights into the issue and tips for worried parents.

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  • Celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month in May

    posted by Emily Jacobs on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 May is Better Hearing and Speech Month. At Spencer Hospital, our speech therapists work with individuals of all ages in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults.

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  • Not All Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers Are Created Equal

    posted by Jordan Achterhoff on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a powerful treatment used to aid in the healing of wounds and other health conditions. Spencer Hospital's Wound Care Director, Jordan Achterhoff, explains the benefits of using medical-grade hyperbaric oxygen treatment chambers for effective wound healing care.

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  • Complex Pain Explained: Complex Pain 101

    posted by Mandi Ward on Friday, April 29, 2022 There's nothing more frustrating than coping with pain that doesn't seem to have any resolutions. Yet, there is help for those living with complex pain. Spencer Hospital physical therapist Mandi Ward is a certified therapeutic pain specialist. In this blog, Mandi explains complex pain and some options. In future blogs she'll provide education regarding complex pain treatment.

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  • The Most Common Cause of De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

    posted by Karin Hogge on Friday, April 22, 2022 April is recognized as National Occupational Therapy Month, a time to shed light on the importance of Occupational Therapy for patients. Spencer Hospital's OT, Karin Hogge, discusses treatment options for de Quervain's Tenosynovitis in her latest blog.

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