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 [...]

Rehab After Surgery: Everything You Need To Know

By |November 8th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

After any kind of surgical procedure there is a period of recuperation and recovery. Rehab after surgery is a vital aspect of recovery and usually involves post-surgery care, rehab therapy, including physical therapy.Let’s take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions about this rehabilitation period. Please be aware [...]

Heart Attack Recovery: How Long Does It Take

By |November 1st, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

A heart attack can be scary, especially if you aren’t sure what the recovery process entails. Many people think that their lives will be permanently altered during heart attack recovery in ways they won’t enjoy. Fortunately, though some changes will be necessary, you can still live a long, healthy [...]

Living With An Ileostomy: How To Cope With Difficulties

By |October 25th, 2021|Categories: Nursing|

An ileostomy is a life-saving operation that requires diverting the small bowel through an abdominal opening. Living with an ileostomy can be traumatic at first until you adjust and learn to cope with professional medical care and help. Many people who have had colostomy and ileostomies can lead normal, [...]

Cognitive Rehabilitation: How Long And Effective Is It?

By |October 18th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

People with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) usually have problems looking after themselves and interacting with others. Such injuries are often caused by a fall, a traffic accident, or a stroke. In such cases, cognitive rehabilitation can help improve brain function or help patients relearn how to perform certain tasks.Apart from [...]

Know Three Early Warning Signs Of A Stroke

By |October 11th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

You might think that strokes just happen and that there are never any warning signs of a stroke. But you would be mistaken. In fact, lives can be saved, and recovery chances greatly enhanced if you can detect the early signs of a stroke.No one wants to have a stroke [...]

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