New Physical Therapist Welcomed to GRMC - KayLynn Bland

New Physical Therapist Welcomed to GRMC

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UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is pleased to announce the arrival of KayLynn Bland, physical therapist (PT, DPT). Bland started on October 2. She joins the current team of expert therapists providing inpatient and outpatient therapy at GRMC.

Bland earned her bachelors of science degree in kinesiology and health from Iowa State University followed by her doctorate of physical therapy from Des Moines University. She also minored in gerontology and nutrition during her time at Iowa State University.

Bland has professional clinical experience as a physical therapist, dietary aide, and with inpatient rehab as well as outpatient orthopedics and acute care. She says her career objective is to improve the health and wellness, mobility and quality of life for Iowans through movement.

“We are excited to welcome KayLynn’s orthopedic clinical skills and manual hands skills to our team,” says Tom Gallo, PT, GRMC director of rehabilitation.

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About UnityPoint Health®-Grinnell Regional Medical Center

UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center is a private, nonprofit and non-tax supported medical center, serving more than 40,000 residents in a six-county rural area of east central Iowa. As a 49-bed hospital with 50 physicians and allied healthcare professionals, GRMC provides an array of services from birth to end-of-life. Specialties include anesthesiology; emergency medicine; family medicine; general surgery; internal medicine; obstetrics/gynecology; otolaryngology; pain management; pathology; pediatrics; podiatry; radiology; rheumatology; geriatric medicine; and urology. Visiting specialists in 11 concentrations provide additional specialty care for area residents. For information call the GRMC switchboard at 641-236-7511.