Abnormal swelling of a body part is called Lymphedema. Lymphedema is caused by a procedure that damages the lymph nodes or lymph vessels, such as surgery or radiation therapy. Cancer and other diseases also cause Lymphedema. Healthworks at St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain offers a Lymphedema Therapy Program to improve mobility and reduce the risk of infection.
To learn more about the Lymphedema Therapy Program,
download our brochure or call 573-582-8888 to schedule an appointment.
Occupational Therapy is available to individuals whose life has changed due to an incident that may be work related, neurological or the result of a disease process. Occupational Therapists assist injured persons regain their daily activities - all the essential functions that a person needs to perform to get through the day.
Occupational Medicine provides treatment for employees sustaining work related injuries. Additional services to meet the needs of any company include:
- Ergonomic Evaluations
- Post-offer Screenings
- Work Simulation
- Work Conditioning
- Functional Capacity Evaluation
Physical Therapy is an integral part of the recovery process of many orthopedic injuries sustained from sports, work or accidents such as low back, neck, shoulder, knee and ankle strains or fractures. Physical Therapy also helps to restore and improve function following a stroke, amputation or head injury.
Speech Therapy serves individuals of any age with the following difficulties or disorders: