Five Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

December 7th, 2016|Categories: Behavioral Health, Nutrition Services, Rehabilitation Services|Tags: , , |

Put the happy back in your holiday season Everyone feels added stress around the holidays. Whether it is the financial burden associated with the season of giving, or time constraints when dealing with travel and fitting in visits with family, the holidays can be very complicated. Luckily, several local experts have suggestions for both coping [...]

Pedaling Power |Rehabilitation Services Receives New Bike for Patients

August 5th, 2016|Categories: Foundation, Kootenai Health, News/Events, Rehabilitation Services|Tags: , , , |

Kootenai Health Rehabilitation Services receives new FES bike from generous community members By Stacie Jones Alan Wilson rides a bike two times a week. Like many of us who exercise, he does it in part to improve his cardiovascular health. But Alan, who is a quadriplegic, is also motivated by something else. “Riding the bike helps me build [...]

Bouncing Back

October 1st, 2014|Categories: Kootenai Health, Rehabilitation Services|Tags: , , , |

By Andrea Nagel Kootenai Health’s rehabilitation services help patients recover after injuries, surgeries or illness. Years ago Jill Williamson was diagnosed with cavernous malformations, abnormally formed blood vessels in the brain and spinal cord. After having surgery over ten years ago to help correct and postpone damaging symptoms, one of the blood vessels on her [...]

Receiving the full spectrum of care after a total joint replacement

August 23rd, 2014|Categories: Kootenai Health, Orthopedics, Rehabilitation Services, Total Joint|Tags: , , , |

By Andrea Nagel Thanks to a growing total joint program and on-site rehabilitation facility, it’s easier than ever to get back to the activities you love. Over thirty years ago, Coeur d’Alene resident Jack Clark had reconstructive surgery on his knee and had pain ever since. On February 13, 2012 he came to Kootenai for [...]