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Erlandson returns to JRMC as Doctor of Physical Therapy

Posted on Jul 7, 2017

Erlandson returns to JRMC as Doctor of Physical Therapy

There’s dozens of reasons to choose Jamestown Regional Medical Center, and one of them is Stephanie Erlandson, doctor of physical therapy. Erlandson joined the JRMC Rehab Department in June. “With direct access physical therapy services, patients can schedule an appointment without a referral,” Erlandson said. “I have the ability to screen out and recognize if there’s something more serious that should lead to a follow-up appointment with a physician.” Erlandson is one of eight physical therapists at JRMC. Physical therapists focus on making everyday activities easier. Physical therapy can help with flexibility, strength, endurance, coordination and balance.  read...

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A New Orthopedic Surgeon Joins JRMC

Posted on Aug 17, 2016

A New Orthopedic Surgeon Joins JRMC

In his first few weeks at JRMC, Dr. Timothy Volk DO, has already helped patients gain quicker access to Orthopedics, and have a timely surgical response. Volk joins Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Dean and Pat Walter PA-C in the Orthopedic department, Volk joins JRMC after completing his residency in Erie, PA. Returning to his home state roots, Volk will offer innovative orthopedic care and an expansion of on call coverage. Orthopedic doctors specialize in  joint issues, disease, and treatment of the musculoskeletal system. They handle everything from minor issues such as a sprained ankle to complex procedures and surgeries such as a hip replacement. If you are experiencing any type of pain in your ankles, knees, hips or back, you should consider seeing an orthopedic surgeon.  Some of the most common surgeries that Orthopedic Doctors perform include back surgery, and ankle, knee, shoulder, and hip replacements. They also perform a variety of arthroscopic procedures, which allow them to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside of a joint. read...

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Thrivin5 Celebration

Posted on Aug 1, 2016

Thrivin5 Celebration

Five years ago Jamestown Hospital relocated and became the Jamestown Regional Medical Center, with expanded services and a new, state-of-the-art facility. On Thursday, July 28th, JRMC celebrated five years of service and growth in the community with a anniversary celebration at JRMC.  Special tours, appetizers and provider meet and greets were all part of the event, as well as a formal presentation. N.D Senator John Hoeven opened the formal presentation with praise for healthcare in rural communities and the growth of the facility over the years read...

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JRMCU: Dr. Bates

Posted on Mar 17, 2016

JRMCU: Dr. Bates

Save the date for JRMCU featuring Dr. Robert Bates, JRMC urologist. Dr. Bates will talk about general urology issues including male and female reproductive, pediatric urology, kidney stones, lack of bladder control, erectile dysfunction and malignancies. Learn about general urology and what you can now have treated locally by attending the free educational seminar at JRMC on Thursday, March 24th at 4pm in the JRMC lower level classroom ABC. Free, light appetizers will be provided. Please RSVP to 701-952-4796 as space is limited. read...

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Dr. Abben Inducted into Rotary

Posted on Mar 8, 2016

Dr. Abben Inducted into Rotary

Dr. Abben was recently inducted into the Jamestown Rotary Club. JRMC has a commitment to community engagement, as we work to grow our reputation, and become recognized as an asset and highly involved and responsive member.

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Advances in Kidney Stone Treatment Now Offered at JRMC

Posted on Feb 23, 2016

Advances in Kidney Stone Treatment Now Offered at JRMC

Story originally featured by Tom LaVenture at Jamestown Sun Jamestown Regional Medical Center is now treating patients who have kidney stones, a leading health issue with the new urology department, with non-surgical methods. “(Kidney stone treatment) probably represents 25 to 30 percent of a general urology practice,” said Dr. Robert Bates, head of the urology department that opened in November. A kidney stone forms when high levels of substances not normally present in the urine accumulate, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. A stone travels down the urinary tract and passes naturally or it may stay in the kidney and grow until it can block the flow of urine, causing severe pain or bleeding. read...

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