Muscle Weakness After Heart Failure

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Rehabilitation|

One of the most common conditions in the United States is heart failure, which affects about 5 million people every year. Heart failure is such a debilitating condition that affects the entire body. This also causes extreme muscle weakness. As a result, many who suffer from it are often [...]

How Can Physical Therapy Help After Bypass Surgery?

By |January 27th, 2020|Categories: Rehabilitation|

It’s no wonder that physical therapy after bypass surgery is important. How long does it take one to recover from the surgery? What side effects can I expect? Those are just some questions a patient, or their family, may have after they or a loved one undergoes bypass surgery.Bypass surgery [...]

Maintaining Cognitive Function Using Occupational Therapy

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Can occupational therapy prevent the decline of cognitive function in older patients? The answer is “Yes”! Cognitive decline and impairment are complex disorders requiring multi-faceted treatment. The application of occupational therapy has been shown to reduce symptoms, improve outcomes, and sometimes even arrest the development of the dysfunction. How occupational [...]

Who Qualifies For Long-Term Care?

By |January 13th, 2020|Categories: Nursing|

Finding the right long-term nursing care can be a stressful and emotional experience, and a seemingly daunting task. There will be many considerations to weigh up when arranging the best quality of care in the right setting. Foremost among these will be where the care takes place, and what your [...]

End-Stage Kidney Failure: Care and Treatment

By |December 30th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

If a patient’s kidneys begin to fail, renal failure treatment is required immediately. Excessive exposure to toxins, including alcohol, some medications, or poisons in the environment can all cause kidney failure. So can certain diseases, severe dehydration, and physical damage to the organs. The symptoms of kidney failure vary [...]

What Is Involved In Rehab After Hospital?

By |December 16th, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Many people who have had a medical emergency or surgery will need a period of rehabilitation after hospital. Fractures, brain injuries, amputation, heart attacks and hip replacements are the kinds of things which require time for you to recover. The aim of rehabilitation therapies after amputation or other serious [...]

Recovering Your Speech After A Stroke

By |December 9th, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Regaining your speech after a stroke is a top priority for anyone in this unfortunate position. One of the after-effects of a stroke is speech impairment or complete loss of speech. However, there is hope for all patients no matter how severely they are affected. The good news is [...]

What You Should Know About Post Amputation Care

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

If you’ve had a serious accident, or illness, and lost one or more limbs, post-amputation care is essential. Many patients will be disorientated and depressed, so they will need all the help they can get. Regaining your independence, self-esteem and as much mobility as possible will be the key [...]

How Much Does It Cost To Stay In A Nursing Home?

By |November 25th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

The cost of staying in a nursing home is a concern especially for those aged over 65, and their families. We spend a large portion of our lives earning money, spending money and worrying about money. The big-ticket items usually include education, housing and medical care, including convalescent care [...]

How Long Do People Stay In Nursing Homes?

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

The length of time people stay in a nursing home will obviously vary from person to person. Many people over 65 are likely to spend several months or even years receiving full-time care in a nursing home. Age, gender, your net worth and marital status have all been identified as [...]

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