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Services

Imaging

We offer a full range of diagnostic procedures on site by skilled technologist under the direction of a radiologist.

  • 160-Slice CT Scanner (Computed Tomography)
  • Digital Mammography
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • Mobile MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) available to you on a weekly basis by Central Minnesota Diagnostic Imaging (CMDI)
  • Nuclear Medicine available to you on a weekly basis by CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center.
  • Therapeutic Pain Injections
  • PET Scans available to you by Shared Medical Services

For additional information, call CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre Imaging at 320-351-1602.

Patient Instructions (learn about your procedure)

Rehabilitation Services

For more information, call 320-320-352-2221.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy helps people of all ages do daily activities. Our occupational therapist can help people whose ability is impaired by:

  • Physical illness or injury
  • Congenital or developmental disorders
  • Aging process

Receiving Occupational Therapy

Individuals receive occupational therapy on an inpatient or outpatient basis, at the long-term care facility, and through home health care services. Treatment is initiated upon the order of a physician. Following an evaluation, treatment objectives are identified and coordinated with the patient and/or family, and other members of the health care team.

Activities evaluated by occupational therapists:

  • Activities of daily living
  • Strength
  • Range of motion
  • Coordination
  • Visual-perceptual skills
  • Cognitive skills
  • Sensation
  • Muscle tone
  • Wheelchair needs

Occupational Therapy Treatments

  • Lymphedema treatment
  • Daily living activities training
  • Instruction on use of assistive devices
  • Stretching
  • Strengthening
  • Coordination training
  • Cognitive retraining
  • Visual-perceptual training
  • Sensory stimulation
  • Splinting
  • Joint protection
  • Energy conservation/work simplification

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is the treatment of disability and pain through a variety of methods to restore function, optimize mobility, relieve pain and prevent future injury.

Our physical therapists are movement experts who optimize quality of life through prescribed exercises, hands-on care and patient education.

Physical Therapy may help with:

  • Neck and back pain
  • Joint pain and arthritis
  • Headaches
  • Pain management
  • Pre- and post-surgical
  • Sports injuries
  • Balance impairment
  • Difficulty with walking
  • Muscle weakness
  • Temporomandibular joint issues
  • Stroke and other neurological conditions
  • Vestibular problems
  • Parkinson's BIG program
  • Pelvic floor and pregnancy issues

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy at CentraCare Health-Sauk Centre provides diagnosis and treatment of communication and speech disorders.

Speech therapy includes the diagnosis and treatment of:

  • Speech and Language
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Cognitive Impairments

Specialty Services

Visiting specialists provide the following specialty services. A referral by your primary health care provider may be needed. Please call 320-352-2221 to make an appointment or to find out what days providers are available.

Cancer Care

Chemotherapy / Oncology

Intravenous chemotherapy at CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre allows patients to receive cancer treatments closer to home and work closely with referring oncologists to make your chemotherapy treatments as convenient as possible – saving travel time and costs.

In addition to administering chemotherapy treatments, nursing staff also update the patient’s oncologist and call to check on the patient. They provide emotional support, education about side effects and additional resources that may be of help.

Follow-up lab work can be done at CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre as well as CT, MRI and other diagnostic tests.

Hilary Ufearo, MD, an oncologist from Coborn Cancer Center visits the CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre outreach clinic on a monthly basis to see patients.

Digestive Care

Gastroenterologists from CentraCare Digestive Center provide digestive care services weekly at CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre.

Services provided at CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre include:

  • Colonoscopy screenings
  • Endoscopic procedures

Ear, Nose & Throat

Todd Magnuson, MD, a board certified ear, nose and throat physician from St. Cloud Ear, Nose and Throat, provides bi-weekly outreach services at CentraCare Health - Sauk Centre.

Foot Care

Kevin Holton, DPM, podiatrist, provides bi-weekly outreach foot care services. He specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the foot and ankle, including medical and surgical treatment.

We address a variety of podiatric concerns, including:

  • Heel pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Fractures and injuries
  • Neuromas
  • Flat feet
  • Diabetic foot problems
  • Ankle sprains and fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Warts
  • Routine foot care

Heart & Vascular Care

Cardiologists from CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center provide weekly outreach services. Learn more about heart and vascular services.

Neurology

Neurologists from Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology offers monthly neurology services to patients at CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre with brain, spinal cord, nerve and muscle disorders.

We provide comprehensive clinic evaluations for patients with any neurological complaints including:

  • Weakness
  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Burning
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Visual loss
  • Facial weakness
  • Dysarthiria
  • Dysphagia
  • Language difficulty
  • Gait or balance difficulty
  • Radicular pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Facial pain
  • Headache
  • Seizure
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Tremor
  • Abnormal movements
  • Memory deficit

Obstetrics

Orthopedics

David Jorgensen, MD, Paul Johnson, DO, and David Edgerton, DO, orthopedics from Little Falls Orthopedics, provide weekly outreach care at CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre.

Together we provide a full range of orthopedic services including:

  • Joint Replacement
  • Trauma/Fracture Care
  • Hand/Arm/Shoulder Care
  • Foot/Ankle Care

To make an appointment, call 320-352-2221. No referral necessary.

Pulmonology

Tim Ehle, MD, from CentraCare Clinic – River Campus provides monthly specialty services in Sauk Centre.

Pulmonary Rehab

CentraCare Health - Sauk Centre offers programs designed for those who have chronic lung conditions such as bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, bronchiectasis and other lung conditions. These programs can help you:

  • Live more comfortably and independently
  • Improve your daily living
  • Control your illness
  • Avoid hospital admission

Respiratory therapists and other health care works tailor education to meet your needs and teach you how to live better with your lung condition.

Learn more about respiratory care services.

Sleep Medicine

Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea can be easily identified through sleep diagnostic testing at CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre. Testing is performed overnight in a private sleep room. Sensor as attached to the body to monitor breathing, heart rate, brain activity, muscle activity and oxygen levels while the patient sleeps.

Once a sleep disorder has been identified, treatment can be prescribed to help improve the amount and quality of your sleep.

Sleep consults are available on a regular basis. CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre works in collaboration with St. Cloud Hospital’s Sleep Center to provide sleep consults and sleep study locally.

General Surgery

Urology

John Matsuura, MD, a urologist from Adult & Pediatric Urology, provides monthly outreach urological health care at CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre.

We address a variety of urological concerns, including:

  • Kidney stone removal
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Prostate and bladder cancer
  • Prostate removal

CentraCare Health - Sauk Centre

425 Elm Street North
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
Phone: 320-352-2221
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