For more than 100 years, Huggins Hospital has provided for the health care needs of the residents and visitors of the Eastern Lakes Region. Today, we provide the same compassionate, personal and excellent care we did in the early 1900’s, augmented by state-of-the-art technology and expert care. As a non-profit community hospital, Huggins provides primary, secondary and specialty medical care at our main campus in Wolfeboro, as well as at our four primary care offsite locations in Alton, Moultonborough, Ossipee and Tamworth. Find more about our health care providers here.

Services (A-Z)

  1. A
    Aquatic Therapy
    Aquatic therapy is beneficial because it allows early weight-bearing, reduces swelling and pain, and assists and strengthens movement.
  2. B
    Back Bay Rehabilitation
    Treatment for all ages and abilities. See also Rehabilitation Services
    Balance and Vertigo Therapy
    A specialized form of therapy intended to alleviate problems caused by vestibular disorders, primarily vertigo and dizziness, gaze instability, and/or imbalance, and falls.
    Bone Density Screening
    An easy, quick procedure that employs X-rays to determine the health and density of bones.
  3. C
    Cancer Diagnostics
    Huggins Hospital has services to help diagnose cancer early enough for treatments to be most effective
    Cardiac Rehabilitation
    Improve your quality of life following a heart attack with cardiac rehabilitation exercise and education sessions through Huggins Hospital's Cardiac Rehabilitation programs
    Cardiac Stress Testing
    There are an increasing number and type of cardiac tests used to help assess your heart's health and identify what level of exercise you can safely undertake.
    The Cardio-Pulmonary Team at Huggins Hospital provides diagnostic and treatment options for a range of heart and lung conditions through the use of non-invasive tests.
    Comprehensive Pain Clinic

    See Pain Management

    Craniosacral Therapy
    See Physical Therapy and Pain Management
    CT (Computed Tomography)
    A painless way to see what’s going on inside body tissues.
  4. D
    Day Surgery
    Outpatient surgery allows a person to return home on the same day that a surgical procedure is performed.
    Diabetes Prevention Program

    See Diabetes Services

    Diabetes Services
    If you live with diabetes, our certified diabetes educators offer group classes and individual sessions to help you successfully manage your blood sugar.
    Digital Mammography/3D Tomosynthesis

    See Mammography

    Dry Needling
    An alternative pain treatment to address chronic pain.
  5. E
    An ultrasound examination of the heart muscle.
    A record of the electrical activity of the heart over a period of time.
    Emergency Services
    Emergency medicine doctors in our Emergency Department are available to address your emergency medical needs 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
    Exercise/Treadmill Stress Testing

    See Cardiac Stress Testing

  6. F
    Family Medicine

    See Primary Care

    Feldenkrais Therapy
    An exercise therapy designed to reorganize connections between the brain and body to improve body movement and psychological state.
  7. G
    General Surgery
    Gynecology Services
    Gynecologists provide a wide range of preventive care services, including pelvic exams, ultrasounds, and tests.
  8. H
    Hand Therapy
    When you've experienced a complex hand injury that requires hand therapy, rely on Huggins Hospital therapists for expert treatment.
    TeamHealth hospitalists at Huggins Hospital have the expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis.
    Hot Stone Massage

    See Massage Therapy

  9. I
    When your doctor needs to see inside your body, rely on our experts to provide comprehensive diagnostic.
    Infusion Services
    A way of delivering medication that can't be taken orally, or that needs to be dispensed at a controlled pace.
    Inpatient Occupational Therapy

    See Occupational Therapy

    Inpatient Physical Therapy

    See Physical Therapy

    Inpatient Speech Therapy

    See Speech Therapy

    Intensive Care Unit
    Critical care is medical care for people who have life-threatening injuries and illnesses.
    Internal Medicine
    Primary care for adult patients focused on preventative medicine, treatment of short-term injuries and illness, chronic illness treatments, and other special programs.
    Interventional Radiology
    Minimally invasive procedures to diagnose and treat
  10. L
    Rely on Huggins Hospital Laboratory Services for accurate pathology and laboratory results that allow our healthcare providers to implement a successful treatment plan based on your needs.
    Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT)
    Helping patients with Parkinson's disease speak at a normal volume and with healthy voice quality.
    Lexiscan Sestamibi

    See Nuclear Stress Test


    See Lee Silverman Voice Treatment


    See Lee Silverman Voice Treatment

    Lymphedema Therapy
    There's no cure for lymphedema. Treatment focuses on reducing the swelling and controlling the pain.
  11. M
    An advanced, accurate way to assess breast health.
    Massage Therapy
    A therapeutic and rehabilitative service designed to address various musculoskeletal conditions.
    Medical Imaging

    See Imaging

    Medical Nutrition Therapy

    See Nutrition Services

    Medical/Surgical Inpatient Care
    Huggins Hospital provides care to individuals who are hospitalized with a wide variety of conditions. Our caregivers also prepare patients for surgical procedures and provide post-surgical care required until the time of discharge.
    Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

    See Substance Use Disorders Treatment

    Modified Barium Swallow
    An X-ray test that takes pictures of your throat while you swallow various foods and liquids.
    MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
    A method of producing finely detailed images of almost every body part by using magnet technology.
  12. N
    Neuro Rehab
    The Neurological Rehabilitation (Neuro Rehab) program at Back Bay Rehabilitation provides top-notch care for those with nervous system injuries or illnesses. Physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech language pathologists work individually and as a team to restore independence to those affected by neurological issues, stroke, or brain injury.
    Nuclear Medicine
    Imaging that uses a nuclear isotope to study cardiac, bone, and organ health.
    Nutrition Services
    Good nutrition is important to staying well. It is also an important part of treating or managing health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, digestive disorders, obesity and high blood pressure.
  13. O
    Occupational Therapy
    When you need help resuming activities of daily living following an illness or injury, turn to Huggins Hospital Occupational Therapists for expert care and treatment.
    Broken bones, compression fractures, stress fractures, dislocations, muscle injury, and tendon tears or ruptures are common reasons people visit the Huggins Hospital, orthopedics team.
  14. P
    Pain Management
    A branch of medicine that uses an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with chronic pain.
    Pediatric Speech Therapy
    When you need speech-language pathology for your child, turn to the speech-language pathologists at Huggins Hospital for evaluation and treatment.
    Pediatric care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases of children from birth to young adulthood.
    A pharmacy is located in the hospital for those who are hospitalized at Huggins Hospital and for use by our employees.
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Physical Therapy
    When you need help improving or restoring your physical function and fitness level, count on the physical therapists at Huggins Hospital for treatment.
    Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment (PRP)
    An outpatient procedure that involves an injection of your own platelets to the injured area.
    Primary Care
    Comprehensive health care services including internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, preventative medicine, and chronic disease management.
    The Cardio-Pulmonary Team at Huggins Hospital provides diagnostic and treatment options for a range of heart and lung conditions through the use of non-invasive tests.
  15. R

    See Imaging

    Rehabilitation Services
    When you need physical, occupational, massage, or speech therapy choose our Rehabilitation Services experts to help you return to daily self-care, work, and leisure activities.
    Respiratory Therapy
    See Pulmonary
  16. S

    See Nuclear Stress Test

    Social Services
    Speech Language Pathology

    See Speech Therapy

    Speech Therapy
    The speech-language pathologists at Huggins Hospital work with the full range of human communication to evaluate, diagnose, and treat speech, language, and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages, from infants to the elderly.
    Sports Therapy
    A branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise.
    Surgical Services
    Whatever type of surgery you need, you can count on the experts at Huggins Hospital to provide a full spectrum of surgical services.
    Swing Bed Program
    Hospitals with 100 or fewer licensed routine care beds are eligible to participate in the swing bed program, meaning that a bed can be used for either an acute care patient or a post-acute patient. You have a choice of rehabilitation facilities and you can choose Huggins Hospital!
  17. T
    Travel Clinic
    Our travel clinic goes beyond offering vaccinations, we can help you know health risks when traveling abroad and how to stay medically fit so you can spend your time adventuring rather than being sick in bed.
  18. U
    Ultrasound, 3D
    Ultrasound scanning is a non-invasive examination of internal body structures including investigations of a person’s abdominal and pelvic organs, musculoskeletal and vascular systems, and to check fetal development during pregnancy.
    From enlarged prostate to life-threatening cancer, chronic pelvic pain to excruciating kidney stones, the Huggins Hospital Urologist Team of experts provide comprehensive care.
  19. V
    Vertigo Treatment

    See Balance and Vertigo Therapy

    VitalStim® Dysphagia
    VitalStim Therapy is a non-invasive therapy that uses an electrical current to stimulate the muscles responsible for swallowing. It is the only FDA-cleared device for treatment of dysphagia (swallowing difficulty).
  20. W
    Walk Tall Posture Correction
    Learn how to walk correctly and fix your lower back pain.
    Women’s Health
    Whether you're seeking maternity, breast, or pelvic medicine care, you can count on the Women's Health experts at Huggins Hospital for personal, advanced, comprehensive care.
    Wound Care
    When you have a non-healing wound turn to the Huggins Hospital for help, personal education, and ongoing care for acute and chronic wounds.
  21. X
    Huggins Hospital is proud to offer digital x-ray imaging to our community – an advanced technology that’s far superior to traditional x-ray equipment.