Physical Therapy is a form of allied health prescribed to ease pain, regain strength and movement without the use of medication. Physical therapy also helps repair and prevent future sports injuries. Therapies can include massage, heat treatment, and exercise. Your therapist will create a detailed treatment regimen to safely achieve desired outcomes. Physical Therapy is common after a bodily injury; especially those that required surgery. PT can be done outpatient, inpatient, or at a skilled nursing facility depending on your condition.Call: 325-754-1171
Emergency Medical Services is your ambulance and paramedic service. This service allows licensed paramedics to treat and stabilize urgent medical needs outside the hospital, with the intent of transporting you to definitive care. You activate EMS services when you dial 9-1-1 in the event of a medical emergency. EMS services also have the capacity to transport you from a rural hospital setting to a higher level of care if needed.
Home health care brings skilled medical care into your home. A licensed health professional will be assigned to you just as if you were in the hospital. If you are healthy enough to be home but still require frequent medical treatment upon discharge, members of your healthcare team will continue to execute your plan of care. You may receive home visits from a nurse, or physical, occupational, and/or speech therapists. Your team will communicate with your physician regularly and modify your medical orders as needed. Home Healthcare eliminates the burden of frequent travel to appointments while you are healing. Your home health team works alongside your family to help provide advanced care during your recovery.
Occupational Therapy is used to assess, develop, or regain skills needed to live a physically productive life. Therapy often follows a prolonged physical or mental illness that impaired one's ability to execute activities of daily living and self care. Treatment plans may include relearning how to bathe, prepare food, write, get dressed, and manage all aspects of independent living. Occupational Therapy is most common after a neurologic injury such as stroke or traumatic brain injury. Your therapist will create a customized treatment plan based on patient deficits. Occupational Therapy is like physical therapy, but for your brain. OT can be done inpatient, outpatient, or at a skilled nursing facility depending on your condition.Call: 325-754-1171
Respiratory Therapy Services
Respiratory Therapist is a specialized healthcare practioner trained in Emergency/Critical Care and
cardiopulmonary medicine. In the assessment and treatment of patients suffering from acute and
chronic critical conditions involving cardiac and pulmonary diseases. Today’s respiratory therapist have
demanding responsibilities in the care and treatment of patients and serve as a vital member of the
North Runnels Hospital District Respiratory Therapy Services Department offers the following respiratory therapy services;
North Runnels Hospital Clinic has increased its capabilities to help manage your Coumadin therapy conveniently and accurately. Our new Coumadin Clinic located at our main clinic will offer the following:
1) Finger stick PT/INR on-site! We no longer need vials of blood but rather we will be able to stick your finger much like a glucose test in the clinic. This means less pain and less blood loss.
2) Accurate, immediate results! We will know your PT/INR within a minute and the provider will determine your treatment plan at that time.
3) Easy to read, immediate treatment plan! You will be given a treatment plan on- site with a new prescription if needed. You will know exactly what you should be taken and when you will need another test.
4) Continuity of care! Tami Halfmann, FNP-C will be managing your Coumadin therapy and will know your history and treatments well.
We will take appointments with possible walk-in appointments available on the 1 st Tuesday from 9 am – 12 pm and the 3 rd Wednesday from 9 am – 12 pm. We will also take appointments as needed, when possible.
For your first appointment, please bring your current Coumadin dosage schedule. We will check your lab on-site and formulate your treatment plan before you leave.