How Can Occupational Therapy Help With Arthritis?

By |June 27th, 2022|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Arthritis can be severe or mild but tends to get worse over time as there is no cure. Of all the different kinds of arthritis, osteoarthritis is the most common. Rheumatoid arthritis, an immune system-related disease, is less common, and generally more painful and debilitating. Fortunately, there are therapies, [...]

Memory Rehab – The Quickest Way To Improve Memory Loss

By |June 20th, 2022|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Memory loss tends to be most prevalent in elderly people but that doesn’t mean memory improvements cannot be made. Memory rehab helps improve the quality of life of patients with conditions such as dementia. If your loved one has a degenerative neurological condition such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease [...]

How Long Does Rehab Last After a Senior Fall

By |June 13th, 2022|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Falls can cause injuries, no matter who is falling, but for seniors, these are especially dangerous. A fall can cause fractures or broken bones, with slow recovery times, especially for those with underlying conditions. In many cases, there are irreversible complications, though rehab after a fall can help prevent [...]

What Causes Bed Sores – Are They Curable?

By |June 6th, 2022|Categories: Nursing|

Bed sores go by many names, including pressure ulcers or sores, pressure injuries, or decubitus ulcers. They occur when blood flow is cut off from the skin for more than 2 hours. The result is a warm, red, painful spot that can become an infected, open sore if left untreated. [...]

Foods To Avoid and Eat for Pancreatitis

By |May 31st, 2022|Categories: Nursing|

One of the most important organs in our bodies is the pancreas, which produces digestive enzymes and insulin. When the pancreas becomes inflamed, it causes a serious condition called pancreatitis. Those enzymes created by this organ can then cause irritation, injuring the pancreas further. What you can eat can exacerbate [...]

Hip Fracture – How Long Will It Take to Recover

By |May 24th, 2022|Categories: Rehabilitation|

A hip fracture is one of the most common types of broken bones for elderly people. This type of injury is extremely serious, resulting in surgery to repair the damage. Afterward, you will likely need professional medical care, including hip replacement care, to help with recovery. This rehab therapy [...]

When Do You Need Rehab For Post-Surgery Recovery?

By |May 16th, 2022|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Surgery can be a necessity to repair damage to your heart or joints or to remove cancerous tissue. Regardless of the reason, there will be some post-surgery recovery required to get you back on your feet. For elderly patients, this can be a long process, especially if there are [...]

Mobility Loss – Three Reasons Why You Have It

By |May 9th, 2022|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Reduced strength, flexibility and mobility is common in elderly people. Mobility loss can leave you fearful of falling over and risking injury. It can also have negative emotional effects. But there are things you can do to reduce such risks and maintain your mobility and independence for longer.For instance, occupational [...]

What Does Heart Blockage Feel Like? – Warning Signs

By |May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Nursing|

Heart attacks caused by blocked arteries are a leading cause of death. Heart blockage symptoms may be a warning sign of a heart attack. While there is no cure for heart attacks, it’s useful to recognize the early signs of heart failure.What follows is general guidance on what you might [...]

Rehab After a Hospital Stay – Why You Might Need It

By |April 25th, 2022|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Hospital visits can be the result of an injury, serious illness, or surgery. Afterward, you may require inpatient care in rehab, which offers high levels of specialized care that’s not available at home. This includes 24-hour nursing care for those who don’t have the physical or mental ability to care [...]

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