Congestive Heart Failure: How Fast Does It Progress

By |September 26th, 2023|Categories: Nursing, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

The symptoms of congestive heart failure vary from person to person, depending on the stage they’re in. The underlying causes also affect how heart failure progresses and may include other medical conditions and lifestyle factors. No cure is available, though treatments are available to slow the progression.Cardiac care and rehabilitation [...]

ACL Knee Instability – Can You Fix It Without Surgery?

By |September 18th, 2023|Categories: Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

The ACL is a ligament in the front of the knee connecting the thigh and shin bones. Twisting or bending the knee too far often causes ligament tears, resulting in ACL knee instability. Failure to treat the issue may result in recurrent knee injuries, tears, swelling, and pain. Functional impairments [...]

What Is the Fastest Way to Regenerate Damaged Nerves?

By |September 11th, 2023|Categories: Neurological Diseases, Nursing, Rehabilitation|

After an injury, the body has some ability to regenerate damaged nerves. Though a full recovery is possible, regrowth can be slow and doesn’t always meet expectations. Healing depends on several factors, including the severity of the injury and treatment consistency.Although diet and other treatments play an essential role in [...]

Foods Causing and Eliminating Excess Mucus in The Body

By |September 5th, 2023|Categories: Nursing, Rehabilitation|

Although mucus is a natural substance found throughout various parts of the body, health issues can arise when mucus production becomes excessive, thick, not clear, and healthy or altered in consistency. That is how mucus causes discomfort, breathing, vision, gastrointestinal and other difficulties. Though often from illness or allergies, [...]

What Is Injury Rehab – How Soon Should You Start It

By |August 28th, 2023|Categories: Nursing, Rehabilitation|

Injuries result from accidents, falls, sports, or medical conditions. No matter the cause, injury rehab is crucial for those of all ages to recover. The proper therapies use specialized techniques and medical equipment to speed up healing and help individuals regain their abilities and restore emotional and mental health. Trained [...]

Diabetic Neuropathy – 2 Things That Make It Worse

By |August 21st, 2023|Categories: Nursing, Physical Therapy|

Diabetes occurs when the pancreas fails to produce insulin, increasing glucose levels in the bloodstream. If uncorrected, high blood sugar causes nerve damage, resulting in diabetic neuropathy. Symptoms include numbness, tingling, burning, or weakness in the extremities, pain, sensitivity, vision issues, or infections. Though the disease can be managed, a [...]

What Happens to Adults with an Abnormal Opening in the Back?

By |August 14th, 2023|Categories: Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

While most spinal birth defects are rare, an abnormal opening in the back can have significant long-term health challenges. In medical terms, the condition is referred to as spina bifida, a form of neural tube defect which causes the neural tube not to close properly.The degree to which it can [...]

Post-surgical Syndrome: 3 Mistakes to Avoid

By |August 7th, 2023|Categories: Nursing, Rehabilitation|

Have months passed since your surgery and you’re still experiencing pain and fatigue? It could be that you’re suffering from post-surgical syndrome. Aside from these physical symptoms, it can also affect your emotional well-being and cause you to feel depressed.The chances that you develop prolonged surgery side effects though, can [...]

3 Worst Mistakes In Delayed Wound Healing

By |July 31st, 2023|Categories: Nursing, Rehabilitation|

Whether wounds are from surgical procedures, accidents, or injuries, they go through the same recovery stages. When something interrupts those stages, the result is slower healing and a higher risk of chronic issues or infection. To reduce the chances of such problems, learning the three worst mistakes causing delayed wound [...]

How Heat Affects the Brain: What You Should Know

By |July 24th, 2023|Categories: Neurological Diseases, Nursing, Rehabilitation|

Heat affects the brain in more ways than one. From irritability to memory loss to increased risk to commit suicide, the impacts can range from mild to severe.People suffering from headaches, foggy brain, neurological diseases, like dementia and Alzheimer’s, in particular must take extra special care. They’re often at risk [...]

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