Mobility Loss – Three Reasons Why You Have It

By |2022-05-09T07:43:31-04:00May 9th, 2022|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 therapy for fall prevention can [...]

Rehab After a Hospital Stay – Why You Might Need It

By |2022-04-25T11:19:22-04:00April 25th, 2022|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 for yourself. The duration of [...]

What Are The Most Powerful Memory Activities?

By |2022-03-21T10:28:48-04:00March 21st, 2022|Rehabilitation|

Forgetfulness seems to come with age, though some people have more issues with memory loss than others. Those with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other neurological diseases may struggle with this issue. Luckily, there are a variety of memory activities that can help reduce and prevent memory loss.These activities are designed to avoid frustration, improve moods, and [...]

What Are The Benefits Of Short-Term Rehab?

By |2022-03-07T12:17:59-05:00March 7th, 2022|Rehabilitation|

People undergoing treatment for serious injuries, infectious diseases and other health complications, may need tailored rehab to speed their recovery. There are many benefits of short-term rehab, that can set people on the path to recovery and make a huge difference to quality of life.All rehab programs differ and depend on the needs of the [...]

Living With Parkinson’s – How Can It Be Slowed Down?

By |2022-02-21T07:32:35-05:00February 21st, 2022|Rehabilitation|

Those with Parkinson’s disease have lost nerve cells in the part of the brain. This reduces dopamine levels, the result of which is reduced control over the bodies’ movements. Though there is no cure, there are several ways to slow the progression and make living with Parkinson’s somewhat easier. Exercise is one of the most [...]

Dementia Rehab – What Therapies Slow Down Progression

By |2022-02-14T07:30:16-05:00February 14th, 2022|Rehabilitation|

Dementia is the result of abnormal changes in the brain. Over time, it can lead to reduced cognitive abilities, as well as changes in behavioral and emotional responses. Though there is no cure, there are some dementia rehab options that can help to slow its progression. These can include specific medications and rehab therapies, [...]

Rehab After Spinal Surgery: When Do You Start It?

By |2021-12-13T10:00:55-05:00December 13th, 2021|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 the recovery process for those [...]

Powerful Benefits Of Recreation Therapy For Mental Issues

By |2021-12-06T09:59:25-05:00December 6th, 2021|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 level of independence and functioning [...]

Limited Mobility In Joints: What Therapy Can Help?

By |2021-11-29T07:31:38-05:00November 29th, 2021|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. Your doctor or therapist can [...]

Hip Surgery Recovery: Can You Live A Normal Life?

By |2021-11-22T07:50:34-05:00November 22nd, 2021|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 will assess you after the [...]

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