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Impact of Physical Inactivity 7December

Impact of Physical Inactivity

written by Michael Bacon PT, Director of Rehabilitation Recently United Health published the American Health Ranking Senior Report 2016 which looks at the health of our seniors (age 65+) through several criteria.  One of the most disturbing trends was an increase in physical inactivity amongst the senior population.    In fact there was a 15% increase in physical inactivity between 2013 …

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Early Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain Reduces Health Care Utilization 14April

Early Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain Reduces Health Care Utilization

Low back pain is common and it’s miserable.  Several resources estimate that at some point during an American lifespan, 80% of population has or will suffer from low back pain severe enough to miss work.  A large, comprehensive study published in the journal Spine December 6, 2010, demonstrates that Medicare patients who received early physical therapy intervention (within 4 weeks …

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Primary Care

Community Hospital Clinics are located in Wickenburg, Wittmann, and Congress. We sincerely follow our mission to provide quality health and wellness services where the patient, family, and community come first.

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Emergency Care

Our 8 bed Emergency Room department is fully staffed with emergency physicians, nurses, and ER specialists. Your wait time is typically measured in minutes not hours as in the larger metropolitan hospitals.

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Surgical Services

Wickenburg Community Hospital provides a wide variety of surgical care and treatment. We serve a vibrant and active community who favors quality health care close to home.

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