Comprehensive orthopedic and rehab services are available in Vermillion

Comprehensive orthopedic and rehab services are available in Vermillion Vermillion area residents have access to comprehensive orthopedic and rehabilitation services locally.

Orthopedic surgery services were developed here under the leadership of Dr. Peter Rodman and the late Dr. Jeff Behrens, orthopedic surgeons from Sioux Falls.

Dr. Rodman provides orthopedic surgery at the Sioux Valley Vermillion Hospital and at clinics held in the community on a regular basis. In addition, sports medicine services are featured in conjunction with the Sioux Valley-USD Sports Medicine Program.

Vermillion area residents are also able to receive comprehensive rehabilitation services at Sioux Valley Vermillion Hospital. Full-service physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy programs operate under the leadership of Bob Brockevelt. Cooperative services are also provided with The University of South Dakota's Schools of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy. Recreational therapy services are also available on the campus.

"Vermillion is fortunate to have such a complete array of orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and rehabilitation services," said John Paulson, CEO, Sioux Valley Vermillion Campus. "The presence of an outstanding medical staff and patient care team with expertise in orthopedics, sports medicine, and rehabilitation enable us to provide care for the whole family, right here at home.

"We want to continue to expand such services so that more care is available locally from health care providers our patients and families know," he continued. "This is important in meeting their surgical needs and assisting in a speedy recovery."

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