More than 100 Payson area seniors came out for the annual health fair at PRMC’s Senior Circle facility last Wednesday.
The gaunt man struggled with the four-wheeled walker before setting it breathlessly in front of the desk. “My wife can’t use this walker anymore,” he said. “She only rests in bed.”
Most people only visit hospitals when a loved one is sick or a friend is having a baby.
Payson Unified School District hosted a student health fair at Julia Randall Elementary School, which featured everything from a climbing wall to a health conscious Mogollon Monster.
Senior Circle is located at 215 N. Beeline Hwy., (928) 472-9290. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday.
Just west of Payson Regional Medical Center and across the street from Dr. Ivan McLaws’ office, Payson Care Center sits away from the main drag in Payson.
Rehab director discusses balance, fall prevention
Payson Care Center’s Director of Rehab Services, Lisa Schultz, recently spoke at the Senior Center on brain and nervous system health. As a part of Payson Care Center’s lecture series on balance and fall prevention, Lisa discussed vertigo, Menier’s disease, vestibular neuritis, orthostatic hypotension and proprioception.
Payson Care Center participated in this year’s Rim Country Business Showcase using the theme “For a Speedy Recovery choose Payson Care Center.”
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It’s a good thing Becky Nissila started her medical career as a registered nurse in a “Knife & Gun Club” emergency room in Fresno, Calif. Her second day on the job as the new director of Payson Regional Medical Center’s emergency department there were 36 patients in six hours. She had yet to renew her patient care certification with the state, but she was on the floor changing bedding and doing everything else she could to help her staff manage the crush of patients.
Payson Regional Medical Center has been using C-Arm technology for quite some time, but the new C-Arm at PRMC is equipped with an upgraded vascular package that includes a Motion Tolerant System feature.
Dr. Frank Edward Waechter is a board certified obstetrician/gynecologist who has been serving the Payson community since moving here in 2013 with his wife of 38 years, Betty. He and Betty have a son, Nathan. When he’s not working, he enjoys reading, golf, exercise and cars.
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