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Close-up of using foam roller and massaging his leg muscles during gym workout.

Speed up your recovery with blood flow restriction therapy

BFR and low-intensity exercise let you keep training safely during rehabilitation
Ellen Koester 4 min read
Living room of a 1920s home with light hardwood floors, thick window frames, wall sconces and period furniture including a plush sofa, two wooden wheelchairs and a desk. Two posters display historical information about the home, the original site of the Good Samaritan Society in Arthur, North Dakota.

History House provides inspiration for future caregivers

Original home of Good Samaritan Society serves as museum at current North Dakota location
Matt Holsen 7 min read
Good Samaritan Society nurse in scrubs and face mask works at a stand-up desk in a hallway at the Arthur, North Dakota location.

Original North Dakota location provides pandemic relief

Good Samaritan Society helps Sanford Medical Center Fargo expand patient capacity
Matt Holsen 4 min read
A nurse in surgical mask helps a patient use a breathing device.

Post-pandemic program gets patients back on their feet

Good Samaritan Society rehabilitation pros see health effects of isolation
Matt Holsen 8 min read
View through the end of a clear tube with a hospital bed inside it. The door is open like a bank vault.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: A unique service in Bemidji

Sanford Health offers treatment close to home for help healing wounds
Jason Anschutz 4 min read
A seated man in shorts gets help from two Good Samaritan Society health care workers at each side.

‘Team Lowell’ gets 77-year-old on his feet and back home

After a year of rehabilitation, Good Samaritan Society resident walks out on his own
Matt Holsen 5 min read
A Sanford Health patient lies on his side in the gym, swinging a weight overhead with his left hand, both arms extended.

Workout warrior benefits from regenerative medicine

'The gap is gone' after patient uses his own cells to treat a rotator cuff tear
Simon Floss 4 min read
A little girl smiles widely while usingan adaptive swing on a sunny playground.

Therapists help girl with rare disorder walk on her own

Chromosomal syndrome causes lower muscle tone, requires therapy in young children
Jason Anschutz 4 min read
A mature woman leans forward from a chair, grabbing her toes to stretch her ankle.

A Matter of Balance: What goes into fall prevention?

Courses teach seniors how to manage falls and increase activity levels
Mick Garry 13 min read
In a clinical gym, a young woman throws a ball to the floor while balancing on one foot. Her Sanford Health physical therapist stands next to her.

After two years of physical therapy, a return to sports

South Dakota high schooler recovers from injuries to both knees
Jason Anschutz 6 min read