Additional Services Offered
Diabetes touches every family. It is the leading cause of blindness among adults ages 20 to 74, and is the sixth leading cause of death in America. Diabetes can affect the heart and circulatory system, and usually causes nerve damage if left untreated. To help ensure that persons with diabetes throughout our community can effectively self-manage their disease, we offer free Diabetes education. We want to enable you to achieve the highest possible quality of life by taking charge of your Diabetes. Ask your doctor to refer you to the MTMC Diabetes Educator,. You can schedule an appointment at (209) 890-7735.
Diagnostic Imaging operates state-of-the-art digital equipment in six areas:
- Computerized Tomography (CT),
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),
- Nuclear Medicine
- and Radiology (X- ray).
All systems are linked to other electronic health record systems via PACS (picture archiving and computer system). As is the case with most hospitals, the majority of our hi-tech equipment budget is used in this department. Joel Jaussaud is the department's Director, and supervises over 20 technicians and other staff at the hospital in San Andreas and Diagnostic Centers in Angels Camp and Arnold. You can reach the department at (209) 754- 2594.
Physical Therapy evaluates and manages movement dysfuncion and enhances physical and functional abilities. They restore, maintain, and promote not only optimal physical function but optimal wellness and fitness and optimal quality of life as it relates to movement and health. They prevent the onset, symptoms and progression of impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities that may result from diseases, disorders, conditions, or injuries.
The Physical Therapy Department is open Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information or to schedule appointments, please call Physical Therapy at (209) 754-2609.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a team-based program of evaluation, care, treatment and management of your breathing difficulties. Our program objectives include increasing your activity level through exercise while decreasing shortness of breath; instruction on the proper upkeep and usage of your prescribed breathing devices; teach techniques to better care for yourself at home; communication with your physician on a regular basis to assist them on monitoring your progress in the rehabilitation program. A physician referral is needed to enter the program. To schedule an appointment, please call (209) 754-2643.
Occupational Therapy (OT) is a health and rehabilitation profession. The term "occupation" refers to activities that are meaningful to the individual within the environments in which that person lives and functions.
OT evaluates and mangaes people with a disease or disorder, impairment, activity limitation, or participation restriction that interferes with their ability to function independently in daily life roles, and to promote heatlh and wellness. Areas of specialty include hand therapy, lymphedema therapy, and ergonomics and treatments may include customized treatment programs, assessing work performance skills, and performing comprehensive evaluation of home and job environments.
The Occupational Therapy Department is open Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information or to schedule appointments, please call the department directly at (209) 754-2609.
Cardiac Rehab is a program of cardiac-specific exercise and education designed to assist you in resuming and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Our specially trained staff work with physicians to develop an individualized plan for each patient. The program must be prescribed by a physician and you will remain under the medical care of that physician who will be regularly informed of your progress. To schedule an appointment, please call (209) 754-2643.