Is Physical Therapy Worth It After Surgery?

By |2024-02-19T13:40:47-05:00February 19th, 2024|Nursing, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

Before scheduling your surgery, especially if it's not a straightforward and quick procedure, it's important to consider physical therapy after surgery and anything associated with it. Why? Because this therapy not only aids in a swift and complication-free recovery but also provides long-term benefits.Some patients report delayed or chronic issues after surgery, which may be [...]

How Long Does Fatigue Last After Heart Attack?

By |2024-02-05T12:37:56-05:00February 5th, 2024|Nursing, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

Unexplained fatigue before a heart attack is one of several symptoms. During your recovery, you likely expect such issues to disappear. Unfortunately, extreme tiredness doesn’t always go away, sometimes worsening after a myocardial infarction and lasting for several months. Luckily, several methods for reducing the problem are available, regardless of the severity of the condition.An [...]

What Causes Delayed Healing After Abdominal Surgery

By |2024-01-08T11:37:43-05:00January 8th, 2024|Nursing, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

Delayed healing after abdominal surgery can be caused by various factors, though normally healing starts within a few days. Patients’ responses to surgery can also vary, depending on their age, chronic conditions, alcohol use, medication or other issues. However, it is necessary to seek medical assistance to prevent further complications.In some cases, rehabilitation is crucial [...]

Deep Open Wound: Avoid Mistakes For Swift Healing

By |2023-12-18T14:33:49-05:00December 18th, 2023|Nursing, Rehabilitation|

If you are dealing with a deep open wound, it's important to take prompt and appropriate action to ensure proper care and minimize the risk of complications. Avoid delaying as it can lead to serious consequences. Lack of appropriate wound care may result in delayed or impaired healing.When a wound is severe, complex, or requires [...]

Walk Daily for Diabetes and See What Happens

By |2023-12-11T12:34:30-05:00December 11th, 2023|Nursing, Rehabilitation|

The hardest aspect of diabetes is keeping your blood sugar under control. Spikes are often triggered by refined sugar or when you eat too much, not soon enough, or from stress. Those decadent holiday meals and snacks also alter blood sugar levels, making weight management impossible. Luckily, one of the best activities for those with [...]

5 Signs of End-Stage Heart Failure You Shouldn’t Ignore

By |2023-12-04T11:56:01-05:00December 4th, 2023|Nursing, Rehabilitation|

The signs of the end-stage heart failure can vary, but a few are common among those with this disease. Also, it is crucial to be aware of those less common ones in order to avoid ignoring them as heart issues can be dangerous.Cardiac treatment is required to help manage these symptoms to increase the individual’s [...]

Can You Really Prevent Neuropathy from Spreading?

By |2023-11-30T12:21:43-05:00November 30th, 2023|Neurological Diseases, Nursing, Rehabilitation|

Neuropathy is another name for nerve damage, causing pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in the affected areas. Those dealing with this issue often wonder if it’s possible to prevent neuropathy from spreading. The damage varies from mild and treatable to severe and chronic.Since neuropathy is a neurological disorder, the damage may progress to other areas. [...]

Touring A Nursing Home? Don’t Forget These 3 Questions

By |2023-11-20T11:49:35-05:00November 20th, 2023|Nursing, Rehabilitation|

When touring nursing homes for yourself or a loved one, several concerns are likely on your mind. The focus is often on the quality and cleanliness of the facility, the level of care offered, and the cost. Though these are vital questions to ask at every nursing home visit, they aren’t the only considerations worth [...]

Be Aware of 4 Mistakes to Avoid with A Stoma Bag

By |2023-11-13T12:21:57-05:00November 13th, 2023|Nursing, Rehabilitation|

While it may require time to adapt and be comfortable with a stoma bag, it does provide significant benefits. However, like most medical equipment, and especially stoma bags require proper usage and handling for the best results. Without these, there is a risk of various complications, including improper fitting, infection, allergic reactions, or skin [...]

What Is the Aftercare for Stents in the Heart?

By |2023-11-06T11:42:04-05:00November 6th, 2023|Nursing, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

When buildup occurs in coronary arteries, a stent may be required to re-open the canal and improve blood flow. Though such procedures aren’t always considered major surgery, some recovery time is needed to ensure proper healing. Your doctor will recommend aftercare for stents in the heart that should be followed to the letter.However, if you [...]

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