What Kind of Care Do Alzheimer’s Patients Need?

By |January 17th, 2022|Categories: Nursing|

Alzheimer’s disease has no cure and can get worse as time goes on. It destroys the brain cells of the patient, with varying effects as the disease progresses. It can alter memories, thoughts, and even cause behavioral changes. In the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease care, the patient can [...]

Coronary Artery Stents: How Long Do They Last?

By |January 10th, 2022|Categories: Nursing|

As we age, the likelihood of heart failure increases. That’s why cardiac care is so important especially if you have coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes. A coronary artery stent is a small, metal mesh tube that is inserted in a narrowed or narrowing artery. It can be lifesaving, [...]

Risk Of Infections And Why Diabetics Get Them Easily

By |January 3rd, 2022|Categories: Nursing|

People with diabetes tend to be at greater risk of infection and therefore require special monitoring and care. That’s because of their impaired vascular circulation. It therefore becomes harder to fight off infections such as ear, nose, and throat infections. Diabetes sufferers often present with all sorts of other infections, [...]

Three Main Ways Recreation Therapy Improves Health

By |December 27th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

As we age, play becomes a less important part of our lifestyle. Unfortunately, this lack of recreation or fun activities can actually be detrimental to our health. This is especially true for those suffering from neurological disease, recovering from injuries or illnesses, or undergoing cancer treatments. Recreation therapy improves [...]

Beat Fatigue After Surgery With 6 Simple Steps

By |December 20th, 2021|Categories: Nursing|

It is quite common to feel fatigued after surgery, regardless of whether it was a minor or major procedure. This is because your body expends a lot of energy afterward trying to heal. There is an immune response that kicks in, which can be physically draining as well. Though the [...]

Rehab After Spinal Surgery: When Do You Start It?

By |December 13th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Anyone who has been through the traumatic experience of back surgery wants to recover fast. But rehab after spinal surgery requires patience and understanding to avoid complications. You may need post-surgery care, rehab therapy, and physical therapy, but note that this won’t start right away. Let’s take a look at [...]

Powerful Benefits Of Recreation Therapy For Mental Issues

By |December 6th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

You may think recreation therapy, also known as “activity therapy”, is only games, arts and crafts and other fun activities for patients with mental or physical issues. However, these activities are customized to patients’ individual needs. The main goal and the benefits of recreation therapy is restoring a patient’s [...]

Limited Mobility In Joints: What Therapy Can Help?

By |November 29th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Limited mobility in joints tends to be more common in elderly people, but adults can suffer from this condition, too. Various health conditions or previous accidents can lead to impaired joint flexibility and poor mobility. Rehab therapy for such patients normally includes physical therapy as well as occupational therapy. [...]

Hip Surgery Recovery: Can You Live A Normal Life?

By |November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

These days hip surgery is very common, especially in the elderly. While success rates are high, hip surgery recovery times vary depending on your age, health, and overall fitness. Recovery will depend on closely following the advice of your doctor on the all-important hip and joint replacement rehab procedures.The doctor [...]

How Brain Injury Rehab Can Help The Brain Recover

By |November 15th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Brain injury rehab has a proven track record of making a positive difference to people’s well-being and independence. Through speech, physical and occupational therapy it is possible to recover from a brain injury at least to some extent. Be sure to ask the doctor looking after your loved one about [...]

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