Comprehensive Sleep Studies in Cape Girardeau
The Sleep Disorders Center at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau is a six-bed facility with state-of-the-art equipment and private restrooms, providing comprehensive sleep studies to the southeast Missouri region. Staffed by technicians who are credentialed by the Board of... Read more
Support Groups in the Cape Girardeau Region
Saint Francis Medical Center offers patients and their family members access to various support groups that meet in and around the region. These groups provide support for a range of conditions and diseases and allow individuals to share feelings and... Read more
The Southeast Missouri Region’s Most Advanced Surgical Services
Saint Francis Medical Center’s Surgical Services boasts an exceptional reputation for quality care. Our board-certified surgeons are the most qualified in the southeast Missouri region. Surgical Services at Saint Francis serves all inpatients and outpatients undergoing a surgical or... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center’s Wellness department promotes healthy living through community awareness activities and progressive, holistic approaches to health education. Wellness programs offered at our campus in Cape Girardeau range from nutrition and exercise classes to a variety of health and wellness screenings.
Whether you have... Read more
Leading Edge Wound Care in Southeast Missouri
The Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center is a specialized center for the treatment of chronic wounds. Certified medical specialists with advanced training in wound management use leading-edge technology and therapies to treat wounds that have resisted conventional treatment.
The indications for... Read more
Saint Francis offers a broad range of services separate from our major departments. From diabetes education to sleep disorders, laboratory and nutrition services, our highly skilled doctors, nurses, and staff members are here to care for you. In addition to providing state-of-the-art health care, Saint Francis Healthcare... Read more
Award-Winning Fitness Center in Southeast Missouri
Fitness Plus at Saint Francis is one of the nation’s top facilities for fitness, wellness, nutrition and rehabilitation. Learn healthy eating habits, experience yoga and massage, firm up, get in shape, make friends and lose weight with our programs.
Fitness Plus has... Read more
How to Lose Weight and Get Healthy
If you’re ready to lose weight and achieve optimum nutrition, we can help. Saint Francis Medical Center offers a variety of effective programs for people in Cape Girardeau and the surrounding areas who are looking to shed pounds and live better... Read more
Comprehensive Services for Business
Notice to Employers
Employers with UnitedHealthcare plans who use Occupational Medicine Services will not experience any interruption in services or change in pricing for drug testing, physicals and pre-employment screenings. These services are not impacted by United's termination of its agreement with Saint Francis.
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Occupational Medicine and Health Services in Southeast Missouri
Notice to Employers
Employers with UnitedHealthcare plans who use Occupational Medicine Services will not experience any interruption in services or change in pricing for drug testing, physicals and pre-employment screenings. These services are not impacted by United's termination of its... Read more
About the Center for Joint Replacement & Revision
If painful hips and knees are limiting your mobility and quality of life, joint replacement could be the answer. At the nationally recognized Center for Joint Replacement & Revision at Saint Francis Medical Center in southeast Missouri, an extraordinary... Read more
Helping You Return to the Highest Quality of Living
The Geriatric Fracture Program team at the Saint Francis Orthopedic Institute specializes in returning hip fracture patients to the highest quality of living as quickly as possible.
Hip fractures have a relatively high incidence among seniors, with 9 of... Read more
Certified Athletic Trainers in Cape Girardeau
Whether for competition or recreation, Saint Francis Medical Center's Sports Medicine program has been keeping athletes at their best since 1995. In addition to fostering athletic excellence, Saint Francis' certified athletic trainers help athletes of all ages be the best they... Read more
Whether for competition or recreation, Saint Francis Medical Center's Sports Medicine program has been keeping athletes at their best since 1995. In addition to fostering athletic excellence, Saint Francis' Sports Medicine team – physicians, certified athletic trainers and licensed physical therapists – has been helping athletes... Read more
Getting You Back to Living Life to the Fullest
Rehabilitation services at Saint Francis Medical Center rival those offered elsewhere in the region. As the leading rehabilitation facility between St. Louis and Memphis, Saint Francis offers a complete continuum of care. Comprehensive rehabilitation management includes inpatient and... Read more
The Orthopedic Institute at Saint Francis Medical Center is staffed with the finest physicians and support staff to provide the highest-quality care. Our orthopedic surgeons and orthopedists are certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
The Orthopedic Institute at Saint Francis Medical Center is the region's trusted source in caring for sports injuries, broken bones, torn ligaments/cartilage, total joint replacement and revision surgeries, and other orthopedic conditions. Located in Cape Girardeau, our physicians provide general orthopedics and sports medicine services to... Read more
What is Alzheimer's Disease?
Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that causes dementia, the degeneration of intellectual functions such as memory. Alzheimer’s and related conditions can have a particularly devastating effect on a person’s quality of life. And though it receives much less attention than other serious... Read more
What is Spasticity?
Spasticity is a condition that affects the muscles. It causes stiffness, restriction of movement, involuntary movements, pain and other abnormalities that reduce functionality. Patients with spasticity often have discomfort, limited movement, and muscle contractures.
What Causes Spasticity?
Muscle movements are normally controlled by a complex system... Read more