Lakewood Health System

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The physical therapy department at Lakewood Health System in Staples has implemented specific movements geared to help those with Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Becky Smith said while physical therapy has always been part of a Parkinson’s patient’s regimen, about five years ago therapists learned that bigger movements were more beneficial. The Lee [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Tim Rice, president of Lakewood Health Systems in Staples, presented the 2011 annual report to members of the Motley City Council Tuesday. “Since 1980, the hospital has grown from four doctors to 43 today,” he said. “We continue to recruit new people.” In 2011, several new people were hired. They [...]

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