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Things One Should Never Do After Knee Surgery

By |2020-06-01T11:12:19-04:00June 1st, 2020|Rehabilitation|

After knee surgery, or if you’ve had a joint replacement, there are some things you must not try and do. Don’t try and get ahead of yourself and do more than you should as you could make the situation worse.Some activities are harmful and you should avoid them after knee surgery. For instance, you should [...]

How Activities – Even Adjusted – Boost Mental Health

By |2020-05-11T12:36:45-04:00May 11th, 2020|Rehabilitation|

If you’ve had surgery or are undergoing rehab after treatment, don’t forget to look after your mental health. Maintaining a positive outlook helps you stay healthier for longer and heal quicker. And a key way to do this is to enjoy music and socialize with a nurse or therapist whenever you can. Don’t hide away [...]

Three Simplest Ways to Get Rehab After a Stroke

By |2020-03-17T12:36:20-04:00March 9th, 2020|Rehabilitation|

Not many people think about rehab after a stroke and how important it is. Life after a stroke is a difficult experience, and the real struggle is overcoming many challenges. They may really be extremely difficult. Let’s be honest with you, it’s not that easy to go through them. You will have to make [...]

Stop Cognitive Decline With These Three Solutions

By |2020-03-02T10:30:12-05:00March 2nd, 2020|Rehabilitation|

As we age, cognition declines naturally in some of us. Interestingly, not everyone suffers this condition as they age. Why do some of us get it but others don’t? Possibly because those with high stress levels, and heavy smokers or drinkers, are more likely to experience rapid decline. So for the most at-risk groups what [...]

What Causes Wheezing

By |2020-02-24T13:59:07-05:00February 24th, 2020|Rehabilitation|

Wheezing is a rasping sound you make when you breathe, and there are many different causes. Breathing supplies oxygen to the blood and keeps us alive so anything hampering this process is potentially very serious. Having a clear airway—one unobstructed by mucus or an inflammation—is vital for your good health and well-being. So, oxygen [...]

Muscle Weakness After Heart Failure

By |2020-02-03T10:18:19-05:00February 3rd, 2020|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 encouraged to lose weight and [...]

How Can Physical Therapy Help After Bypass Surgery?

By |2020-01-27T10:07:04-05:00January 27th, 2020|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 has become the most common [...]

Maintaining Cognitive Function Using Occupational Therapy

By |2020-01-20T10:03:32-05:00January 20th, 2020|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 therapy works Occupational therapy can [...]

What Is Involved In Rehab After Hospital?

By |2020-01-06T15:15:50-05:00December 16th, 2019|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 surgery and treatments is to [...]

Recovering Your Speech After A Stroke

By |2020-01-06T15:16:20-05:00December 9th, 2019|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 that many patients recover their [...]