Summer is here! That means fireworks, grilling, and lake time. While these summer staples are all great fun they come with the potential for hazards. Here are a few tips from the American Red Cross and our team to ensure you have a fun and safe summer.
Patrick Sharp, Fairview Range President and CEO, will step down from his role as the organization’s top leader effective January 4, 2021. Patrick and his family will be beginning a new chapter as he has accepted an opportunity that will allow them to fulfill their family goal of relocating to Colorado.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced its results for the Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating in 2020. Each year, CMS evaluates more than 4,000 hospitals nationwide and assigns them one to five stars, with five being the highest possible rating. We are proud to announce that Fairview Range has achieved a five-star rating, placing us in the top 11 percent of hospitals in the country!
Dr. Kapella answers your frequently asked questions.
Fairview Range’s Ear, Nose, and Throat Department offers 21 surgical options. While our doctors and nurses have a deep understanding of each one, the terms can be a mouthful for those without a doctorate. Here’s a breakdown of all our surgical offerings.
Your ears, nose, and throat make up a large part of your senses. Sixty percent to be exact. So when it comes to caring for them, it’s good to know that there’s a place nearby that can help. Fairview Range’s Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) department can handle an array of issues and surgeries and is located right in Hibbing.
It isn’t too difficult to spot hammer toe. Typically developing on the second or third toe, the middle part of the toe will bend upwards and the end of the toe will flex down, resembling a hammer shape. What isn’t easy is how to fix this painful foot affliction.
We spoke with Fairview Range podiatrist, Dr. Stacey Helland, to learn more about what causes hammer toe, what treatment options are available, and how to prevent it.
Here at Fairview Range, we want our patients to take the necessary precautions to keep themselves safe. June is National Safety Month. We ask our patients to take the time to consider precautions and prevention tips to ensure their own safety and the safety of others when it comes to preventing injury at work, at home, and in our communities. The following article was written by Dr. Kasey Kapella and first published in the Hibbing Daily Tribune Senior Resource Guide’s September 2018 issue.
Whether you’re missing out on skiing, hiking, or experience pain walking from one room to another, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) often affects every aspect of your life. RA is a painful, chronic disease which commonly affects the feet and other joints. Signs and symptoms may vary—from soreness and swelling of the feet that lasts a few days, to prolong pain that comes with the disease eroding the joint and changing a foot’s shape.