Cardiac rehabilitation services are designed to help individuals with heartdisease recover faster and return to full and productive lives. Cardiacrehabilitation includes monitored, supervised exercise, and education aimedat modifying cardiac risk factors.
Our comprehensive Diabetes Education Program is designed to meet the educational needs ofpeople dealing with the challenge of diabetes. The primary focus is on helping peoplelearn to make healthy choices to control blood sugar levels.
- How to include controlled portions of some of your favorite foods
- How to monitor blood sugar levels and understand what the numbers are telling you
- How your medication works to control blood sugar
- How increasing your activity level has a powerful effect on diabetes control
- How to prevent debilitating diabetes complications
Enrollment in the program requires a physician’s referral and is covered by most insurance plans. For more informationcontact us at (512) 341-5170 .
To assure coordinated efforts from multiple healthcare professionals,St. David's Round Rock Medical Centeremploys a hospitalist approach for its inpatient care.Our hospitalists have special training and work to ensure that the plan of care foreach patient is carefully monitored and optimized for their particular needs.
Our Intensive Care Unit is designed to provide the care and treatmentneeded for any patient requiring constant nursing observation. The unithas the ability to monitor 12 critically ill patients.
Our Lab offers complete reference laboratory services. Quality andaccuracy are assured through a comprehensive quality control program. Please call 512-341-6125 for more information or to schedule an appointment. A physician order is required.
The goal of the Lymphedema Program is to improve patients’ quality oflife and reduce complications that can result from this condition. Lymphedemaoccurs when the lymphatic system is compromised, resulting in the accumulation of lymphatic fluids in tissue, most often inthe arms and legs. This condition can occur after cancer surgery, radiation therapy, trauma or infection; hereditary factorsmay also play a role. Lymphedema can be painful, result in a loss of mobility and cause other complications.Individualized care for each patient may include lymph drainage, compressionbandaging, remedial exercises, support garments, and home management trainingwith proper skin care, exercise and diet instructions.
The Lymphedema Program features:
- Advanced imaging services to evaluate lymphatic function
- Individualized treatment protocols using the latest physiotherapeutic techniques
- Comprehensive decongestive therapy incorporating manual drainage, compression, exercise, skin care and patient education
- Surgical treatment when medically indicated
Registered and licensed dieticians are available by appointmentto assist with disease management, illness prevention or weight management.
Employees are every organization’s greatest asset.St. David's Round Rock Medical CenteroffersOccupational Health Services to help Central Texas’ employers protect their employees’health and productivity. [Facility Name] offers emergency care 24 hours a day for work-relatedinjuries, and a comprehensive network of specialty care and rehabilitation services. We alsooffer complete physical examination services, including physicals, screenings and immunizations.
The full-scope Respiratory Care Department provides diagnosticand/or therapeutic procedures to inpatients and outpatients of all ages.
Research has clearly shown that restful and regular sleep is just as important totheir patients’ health as exercise and a balanced diet. Overcoming a sleep disorderand getting a good night’s rest has many benefitsfor overall health and quality of life. Sleep is important for learning and formingmemories. Getting a good night’s sleep can give you more energy, and can increaseyour productivity and safety throughout the day. Perhaps most importantly, healthysleep can greatly reduce the risk of serious health problems such as obesity, highblood pressure, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and depression.Although sleep is critical to good health, many people do not get enough qualitysleep. For some people, this lack of sleep is by choice. For other people, the lack ofsleep may be from:
- A change in the body’s natural clock. Shift work and jet lag are examples of things that can lead to this kind of sleep loss.
- Taking certain substances, like drugs or alcohol, that can make sleep less restful.
- Trying to sleep in a place that is not relaxing (too hot, too noisy).
- A sleep disorder, like sleep apnea.
Almost a third of Americans have some type of sleep disorder. Our Sleep Lab is designed to diagnose and evaluate these disorders, which can include sleep apnea, narcolepsy, insomnia or sleep-related seizures. Take the Epworth Sleepiness Scale to determine if you may be at risk for a sleep disorder. If your score is 10 or above, please consult your physician regarding a possible sleep disorder. Call 512-341-6166 for more information or to schedule a sleep study. Studies are scheduled daily, including weekends.
Spiritual support can play a key role in the healing process and canhelp patients and family members through challenges associated withillness or injury.St. David’s Round Rock Medical Centeroffers spiritualsupport that is respectful of each individual’s spirituality, religious beliefs,privacy and dignity.