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Hillary Porter to offer interventional pain management at Sanford Park Rapids Clinic

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – Hillary Porter, FNP, APRN, CNP, will begin offering care for interventional pain management starting in April at the Sanford Health Park Rapids Clinic, 110 7th St. West, in Park Rapids, Minn.

Porter specializes in interventional pain management with an emphasis on using non-opioid techniques involving nerve blocks, injections, radio-frequency ablation and spinal cord stimulation as well as coordinating care with other disciplines including physical therapy, chiropractic care, water therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dietary audit and sleep medicine.

She offers management techniques for back and neck pain, joint pain, and cancer-related pain. Services with pain management include:

• Obtaining a patient's medical history

• Performing physical exams

• Ordering, performing and interpreting lab and diagnostic tests

• Ordering injections and conservative treatment options

• Helping patients better understand their pain

Porter will begin accepting patients on April 17 and will be at the Park Rapids Clinic on the third Wednesday of each month. No referral is necessary. To schedule an appointment, call the Sanford Health Park Rapids Clinic at (218) 699-3121.

Sanford Health's interventional pain service focuses on diagnosis and procedural pain relief treatments. Medical prescription care is managed through the family medicine team and medical pain services.

About Sanford Health

Sanford Health, the largest rural health system in the United States, is dedicated to transforming the health care experience and providing access to world-class health care in America's heartland. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization serves more than one million patients and 220,000 health plan members across 250,000 square miles. The integrated health system has 47 medical centers, 2,800 Sanford physicians and advanced practice providers, 170 clinical investigators and research scientists, more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations and world clinics in 8 countries around the globe. Learn more about Sanford Health's commitment to shaping the future of rural health care across the lifespan at sanfordhealth.org or Sanford Health News.

 

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