Are you taking proactive steps to maintain your breast health? According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women. With an estimated 43,700 deaths per year, early detection is key to successful treatment. That’s why we offer mammograms at Hodgeman County Health Center to help women detect breast cancer early. […]
What to Expect from Pulmonary Rehabilitation?
Living with chronic lung disease can be challenging, impacting your ability to breathe, exercise, and perform daily activities. However, pulmonary rehabilitation offers hope, providing a comprehensive program that can help you manage your condition. At Hodgeman County Health Center, our pulmonary rehabilitation program is designed to help patients improve their lung function, decrease symptom severity, and […]
What are the Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs?
A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in May 2020 reveals that taking part in a pulmonary rehabilitation program three months after hospitalization can significantly reduce the chance of a person dying within the year. Yet, most people have no idea what pulmonary rehabilitation is or what the benefits might be […]
What to Expect at the Physical Therapy Clinic in Jetmore KS
Physical therapy is a healthcare specialty that focuses on diagnosing and treating physical impairments or disabilities that limit a person’s movement and function. The therapy involves using non-invasive, non-pharmacological techniques to help patients achieve their functional goals. At Hodgeman County Health Center, we understand the importance of Physiotherapy in recovering and maintaining your quality of life. Mobility […]
How Long Does Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery Take?
Your gallbladder plays a vital role by acting as a pouch that stores and releases bile to help your body digest food. But just like any other organ, it is susceptible to problems. It can become inflamed or infected, resulting in pain in the upper right side of the abdomen. In some cases, it may […]
What Services Do Acute Care Facilities Offer?
Acute care hospitals are short-term medical facilities designed to provide immediate, vital medical care and treatment to discharge patients once treatment can be safely delivered in a lower level of care setting. Acute care is delivered as a team’s collective effort, using technical equipment, pharmaceuticals, and medical supplies. At Hodgeman County Health Center, we provide […]
Physical Therapy & Stroke Recovery
A stroke is a very serious medical condition that requires bystanders to act fast. Regardless of the severity, if you have suffered a stroke you need emergency care. Knowing the signs of a stroke can help prepare you for an emergency situation and can help save lives. For stroke patients, receiving medical treatment immediately after […]
International Nurses Day
May 12th is International Nurses Day and has been recognized and celebrated by the International Council of Nurses (ICN) since 1965. Why May 12th? Because it is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Every year in celebration of this day, ICN distributes the International Nurses’ Day Kit. This kit contains educational […]