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Technology helps with swallow exercise treatment

Speech therapists regularly develop and train clients in swallow exercises to help treat swallow difficulty caused by muscle weakness or dysfunction. Like any exercise program, the best results occur when the exercises are done regularly and repeatedly over time. Research has shown that for many patients with swallowing difficulty (dysphagia) caused by a medical condition [...]

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Having difficulty swallowing after cancer treatment?

Normal speech and swallow function is a delicate balance of strength and agility in the lips, tongue and throat muscles. Any weakness, loss of flexibility or change in anatomy can cause speech and/or swallowing disruption and discomfort. While changes to your voice/speech may cause frustration, worsening of your swallowing safety can affect your nutrition and [...]

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Cognitive therapy after cancer treatment

Many people receiving cancer treatments notice changes in their thinking and memory abilities. This may be caused by increased stress and anxiety, fatigue, poor sleep, changes in your blood chemistry, medication side effects or hormonal changes. People often report a sense of feeling more disorganized, more easily distracted, more forgetful. They also describe difficulty paying [...]

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Video Blog: New Ripon Medical Center ready for winter construction

The new Ripon Medical Center, located on the city’s east side, is ready to progress during the cold winter months as final preparations are underway to enclose the facility and move all work inside. Construction progress is on schedule as Ripon Medical Center works toward completion by late October, early November 2014. All external walls [...]

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New RMC Towers

As part of its facility planning, Ripon Medical Center has worked with the city of Ripon to incorporate design features that complement the city’s rich history. For example, the three towers that welcome patients and visitors to the main entrance, Emergency Department and wellness center feature slanted pitched roofs that match many historical buildings downtown. [...]

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Fibroids: the most fequently seen tumor of the female reproductive system

Written by: Lisa Michels, RN, MSN, Women’s Service Line Clinical Lead Fibroids are the most frequently seen tumors of the female reproductive system. Although the cause of them is unclear, it is believed that they develop from a muscle cell in the uterus, which multiplies quickly, influenced by estrogen. It is estimated that between 20 to 50 [...]

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New Ripon Medical Center taking shape quickly

The landscape on the City of Ripon’s east side is taking on a whole new dimension as construction moves rapidly at the new Ripon Medical Center. Driving by the new facility off Highway 23 shows the construction of stair shafts, as well as footings and foundation parameters in place for the entire structure. The Emergency [...]

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Ripon Medical Center renderings available

Ripon Medical Center is proud to offer area residents and their families the benefits of receiving care in a brand new facility. Construction is progressing rapidly and work is moving toward a fall 2014 move in date. Ripon Medical Center associates, volunteers, providers, as well as the larger community have had an opportunity to see [...]

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RMC site preparation begins

The location of the new Ripon Medical Center is looking busy these days as site preparation has begun to start the footings and foundation for the building. Work started on Tuesday, April 2, and the pouring of concrete is occurring. The site work was pending state approval, which has since been received, and warmer temperatures have [...]

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Audio Blog: Andi Weigand discusses what it means to be a nurse practitioner

Listen to Andi Weigand, APNP, a family nurse practitioner at the Fond du Lac Regional Clinic in Ripon, as she shares with the community what it means to be a nurse practitioner. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Andi, call (920) 745-3180.   Related articles Ripon providers help benefit Ripon Area School [...]

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