Outpatient facility at RCMH offers cardiac rehab

The hospital’s outpatient clinic includes a stress test room for cardiac patients. From left is registered nurse Katie Nichols, Kim Clevenger, licensed practical nurse, RN Amy Burnine and supervisor, RN Susan Mohn. (Photo by Liz Johnson/Richmond News)

By Liz Johnson, Staff Writer

You’ve had a heart attack, stroke or some other heart-related event. The surgery is done and the physician has ordered therapy as the next step.

The process of facing physical therapy after having had a heart event can be daunting, but it also gets you on the road to recovery.

For those in need of cardiovascular therapy, services are available right in our own backyard at Ray County Memorial Hospital.

“We have 15 different clinics,” said Outpatient Clinic Supervisor Susan Mohn, a registered nurse. “All of those are specialty clinics.”

Some of those specialty clinics address cardiovascular recovery and health: pulmonary, cardiology and vascular.

The complete story is in the Living 50-Plus section of the Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 Richmond News.

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