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 [...]

5 Things to Never Do After Shoulder Replacement

By |2023-10-30T13:20:40-04:00October 30th, 2023|Nursing, Rehabilitation|

The shoulder joint consists of a large ball and socket surrounded by muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Damage to the area causes pain and loss of function, requiring shoulder replacement surgery to correct the issues. As well as following recovery instructions, learning what not to do after the procedure is essential. Avoiding certain activities or habits [...]

How Can Rehab Help for Injuries After a Fall

By |2023-10-23T14:52:03-04:00October 23rd, 2023|Nursing, Rehabilitation|

Falls occur unexpectedly at any time, often resulting in broken bones or other serious injuries. Such accidents happen to those of all ages while at home, at work, or when playing sports. For many individuals, inpatient rehab is required for injuries after a fall. Depending on the extent of the damage, recovery could take weeks, [...]

3 Impressive Ways Daily Exercises Ease Sleep Apnea Symptoms

By |2023-10-16T13:06:23-04:00October 16th, 2023|Neurological Diseases, Nursing, Rehabilitation|

Sleep apnea is a condition causing individuals to stop and start breathing several times while sleeping. Such disruptions cause snoring, gasping, choking, and waking at night, making proper rest impossible. In the morning, sleepiness, headaches, mood alterations, and other issues occur. Luckily, it’s possible to ease sleep apnea symptoms using regular exercise for more restful [...]

Stroke And Neurological Rehabilitation – What to Expect After It

By |2023-10-09T13:05:59-04:00October 9th, 2023|Neurological Diseases, Nursing, Rehabilitation|

Strokes occur when blood flow to the brain is disrupted, requiring immediate treatment to prevent permanent damage. They can happen at any age and may progress quickly, with a sudden onset of emotional, cognitive, and physical symptoms. Individuals seem stable one moment while exhibiting severe symptoms the next, including confusion, vision issues, loss of balance, [...]

3 Powerful Ways to Stimulate a Non-healing Fracture

By |2023-10-02T12:00:16-04:00October 2nd, 2023|Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

Like other injuries, broken bones require the proper treatment to ensure a speedy recovery. Though doctors recommend plenty of rest, physical activity is a vital component. If left untreated, fractures may take months or years to heal and, in some cases, never fully heal. Luckily, a few methods are available to stimulate a non-healing fracture.To [...]

Congestive Heart Failure: How Fast Does It Progress

By |2023-09-26T11:36:16-04:00September 26th, 2023|Nursing, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

The symptoms of congestive heart failure vary from person to person, depending on the stage they’re in. The underlying causes also affect how heart failure progresses and may include other medical conditions and lifestyle factors. No cure is available, though treatments are available to slow the progression.Cardiac care and rehabilitation is often recommended to slow [...]

ACL Knee Instability – Can You Fix It Without Surgery?

By |2023-09-18T11:19:36-04:00September 18th, 2023|Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

The ACL is a ligament in the front of the knee connecting the thigh and shin bones. Twisting or bending the knee too far often causes ligament tears, resulting in ACL knee instability. Failure to treat the issue may result in recurrent knee injuries, tears, swelling, and pain. Functional impairments and muscle weakness are also [...]

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