Therapeutic ultrasound is a treatment modality commonly used in physical therapy. It provides deep heating to soft tissues in the body such as muscles, tendons, joints, and ligaments. By deep heating the soft tissue structures in the body the therapist at Intregrity Healthcare are able to increase circulation to those tissues, which helps the healing process and decreases resident’s pain. Deep heating can also increase the “stretchiness” of muscles or tendons that are tight and painful for the residents and limits their mobility.
The therapist at Integrity Healthcare use theraputic ultrasound to treat common conditions and injuries such as bursitis, tendonitis, muscle strains and tears, frozen shoulder, sprains and ligament injuries, joint contracture or tightness, and chronic pain.
Pictured here are Mary Edmonds (resident) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Brandi Siedler.
Eleanor Roosevelt said, “Sometimes you have to do … what you think you cannot do.”
Ms. Freida Dillow came to Integrity Healthcare of Anna in a very weakened condition, but her hopes of returning home were very strong. Ms. Dillow came to therapy each day with a smile on her face and determination in her heart. Her therapy was focused on increasing her strength, walking and endurance, balance and coordination, and decreasing the need for assistance with her activities of daily living. Ms. Dillow also received ultrasound therapy to reduce the pain in her knees. In just three short week, Ms. Dillow Revved Up her Rehab and Zoomed home with her family. She is now stronger and is walking much better than before. The team at Integrity Healthcare of Anna is very proud of our newest graduate. Keep up the hard work Ms. Dillow!
Team Anna is Integrity! Care You Can Trust!
Providing incredible food service is one of the most important things we can do at Integrity Healthcare of Anna, in order to make our residents healthy and happy. Nutritional diets are certainly important, but providing a friendly and inviting dining room environment is just as important. Our dining room is a gathering place. Residents sit at our tables and visit several times a day. Families gather there, sometimes to enjoy our meals and other times just to visit with their loved ones. It isn’t unusual to find children in the dining room and many of our residents use it as a reading room or as a TV room.
Terri Aden, our Director of Dietary Services, takes the dining room’s ambiance seriously! She recently added this large bulletin board to the décor. She fills it with seasonal items and for wintertime, she has focused on SOUP! She has displayed vintage Campbell’s Soup advertisements that help our residents find memories! She included recipes, menus and cute graphics of soup bowls, vegetables and spoons!
Terri has tacked hand-outs along the bottom of the bulletin board! Her secret chili recipe might not be there for sharing, but she is sharing lots of nutritional information, recipes and coloring pages for children … and adults!
This homelike addition to our dining room is very popular! What a smart way to engage our residents and our visitors. Just another way to provide Care You Can Trust!