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) 223-7448.
Over 60% of all Americans are overweight or obese, an increase of more than 30% in just the last decade. Losing weight on your own can pose health risks when nutrition, your physical condition and existing medications are not professionally evaluated prior to attempting to lose weight. In our a 24-week weight management program, you will be provided with the tools to help you regain control of your weight. A combination of nutrition, exercise and an awareness of how medications play a role in weight management and general health will help you keep the weight from returning. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call (209) 754-2518.
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.