Dry Needling for Pain Management

Dry Needling for Pain Management Physical therapy is one of safest ways to manage pain symptoms, whether chronic or acute, and prevent future injuries. From osteoarthritis to fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain and even chronic headaches, physical therapy is highly effective in helping patients become stronger, move better and live pain-free. Dry needling is one type of…

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What to Expect from Your First Visit to Physical Therapy

What to Expect from Your First Visit to Physical Therapy Physical therapy treats a wide variety of aches, pains and ailments. From the young to the elderly, from the active to the post-surgical, physical therapy can aide in pain management and help you move and feel better long-term. If you are post-surgery, physical therapy will…

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5 Benefits to Physical Therapy

5 Benefits to Physical Therapy Physical therapy can benefit anyone who is recovering from surgery, healing from an old injury or experiencing aches and pains from the rigor of daily life. Other reasons to visit a physical therapist could include balance issues, pain management or help with breathing problems, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, or decreased mobility.…

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Experiencing Incontinence? Pelvic Pain? Pregnancy or Post-Pregnancy Pain?

Stephanie Erickson, DPT Joins Spooner Health for Pelvic Health Rehab Services SPOONER, WI (April 27, 2021)— Spooner Health announces a new physical therapist to the Rehabilitation Services department, Stephanie Erickson, DPT. Erickson received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the College of St. Scholastica in 2015 and specializes in pelvic health rehab. She brings advanced techniques…

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Care and Recovery Are Sweeter Close to Home

When it came time to replace a failing hip in June 2015, Barbara Sweet traveled to Duluth and Rochester to have her replacement procedure done. “The social worker from Spooner Health arranged all the transportation,” Barbara recalls. “They made it very easy. After my surgery, I was happy that I could get back to Spooner…

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From Sweden with Love

When two high school students dreamed of a semester in Sweden, they never thought that dream would include both the northern lights and northern Wisconsin.  As fate would have it, those two high school students were Brad and Laura Kildow, currently residing in Spooner. They initially met during AFS student exchange orientation in New York…

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