Blog For Tag "therapy"

  • 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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  • 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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  • Celebrate Occupational Therapy Month in April - Passion. Purpose. Possibility.

    posted by Ashley Betz-Jones on Thursday, April 22, 2021 April is National Occupational Therapy Month. Here at Spencer Hospital, occupational therapists work with individuals to regain function to be independent with their everyday tasks. Occupational therapists work with individuals to improve their strength, motion, cognition, and development to improve their skills to live life to its fullest.

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  • Spencer Hospital Physical Therapists Now Certified in a New Treatment Called "Dry Needling"

    posted by Jordan Reed on Monday, December 16, 2019 Spencer Hospital Physical Therapists are consistently working to improve their clinical knowledge and skills to provide better results for our patients. Recently, this lead Spencer Hospital PT's to take part in an intensive dry needling (DN) course. Dry needling has been effectively used by PT's throughout the world, but it is a relatively new treatment in Northwest Iowa. So, what is dry needling and how can it help you?

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