Step Into a Stronger Tomorrow

Rainy Lake Medical Center provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art, orthopedic services to International Falls and the surrounding communities. We also offer total knee, shoulder and hip replacement surgery, which makes it easier for our patients to receive care and support throughout the entire process right here at home.

As a patient in our orthopedic department, you’ll have access to orthopedic medical history and physicals, high-tech imaging, physical therapy, pre-op consultation, pre-procedure education, orthopedic surgery/procedures, arthroscopy, and post-procedure therapies and follow-up. Orthopedic consultation begins with Rio Silvernail, Orthopedic PA at Rainy Lake Clinic.


Call us at 218.283.5503

We Offer:

Knee, Shoulder & Hip Replacement

Rotator Cuff Repair

Carpal Tunnel Repair

Hammer Toe Repair

Tennis Elbow

Ganglion Cyst Removal

Pin & Screw Removal


Shoulder & Knee Arthroscopy


  • Rio Silvernail

    Rio Silvernail

    Begin your orthopedic healing journey with highly trained physician assistant, Rio Silvernail. Rio specializes in evaluating, interpreting diagnostics, performing treatments, as well as assists the orthopedic surgeons in surgery. No referral needed.

  • Dr. Glen Rudolph

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Dr. Glen Rudolph

    Dr. Rudolph is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a sub-specialty in shoulder surgery & replacement. He also specializes in orthopedic traumatology, sports medicine, total joint arthroplasty, pediatric orthopedics, hand surgery, general orthopedics, and orthopedic oncology. He will be working with a variety of patients including individuals who require complex reconstructive procedures. His main practice is at Orthopaedic Associates of Duluth and he also provides orthopedic care to patients of all ages at Rainy Lake Medical Center, International Falls.

We're Here For You

If you have an emergency, dial 9-1-1. If you have a general question or concern, please call us at 218.283.4481.
RLMC Nurse Line 24/7: 800.206.6991.