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Family Nurse Practitioner Jen Scott, ARNP-C, treats patients of all ages and has a special interest in cardiac care. 

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Oh my Heart!

With a new little one, the tests, forms and information are abundant. Family Practice with Obstetrics Physician Dr. Shawn Richmond knows this all too well! One test that all of his little patients receive is a pulse oximetry to measure the amount of oxygen in the blood. Sounds big but it’s actually quite small. The test uses little sticky monitors (think of a band-aid), that are applied to a baby’s foot and hand. Don’t worry, this test is totally painless, but provides insight on their health, often before any signs and symptoms could be noticed. Pretty neat huh?

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Published Feb 23, 2017

Shake Those Hips!

When it comes to your body, aches and pains can really throw you for a loop! One common complaint is hip, knee and shoulder pain, at least in MHP Orthopaedic Surgeon Sreedhar Somisetty, MD’s, office! Some may think replacing those joints will fix all; however, Dr. Somisetty likes to remind patients that it’s not a race to the finish line and taking baby steps will get you on the road to recovery!

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Published Feb 16, 2017

Physical & Occupational Therapy Services

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Mahaska Health Partnership Occupational and Physical therapy in Oskaloosa provides comprehensive services for patients with disabilities, injuries or pain in Mahaska County and surrounding areas. Our goal for our patients is to relieve pain, improve lost function and promote healing. Our mission is to be your preferred provider of occupational and physical therapy in Mahaska County.

Physical therapy deals with the prevention and treatment of disability, disease and injury for all ages. We work with inpatients, outpatients and home health patients to help you decrease pain and regain strength and mobility. We develop a personalized treatment plan incorporating various forms of therapeutic exercise, muscle re-education techniques, balance activities and education.

Occupational therapy uses goal-directed activity to evaluate and treat people whose ability to function is impaired by normal aging, illness, injury or disability. We work with inpatients, outpatients and home health patients focusing on the promotion of functional independence, prevention of disability and maintenance of wellness.