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Physical Therapy Aids in Recovery

When you have a loved one recovering after spending a duration of time in a hospital, sometimes it’s not best to take your loved one home right away. They may need quite a bit of extra care to get back to where they used to be. We find this especially consistent for patients who suffered

Occupational Therapy: What is it and is it right for your situation?

Occupational Therapy is a term you often hear in health care situations, but the problem is that most people may not really know exactly what occupational therapy is, or what it entails. One definition of occupational therapy is, "the use of assessment and treatment to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills

Ventilator Weaning: Focus on Safety instead of Speed

When a loved one is on a ventilator often both the family and the patient are hopeful that the ventilator can be removed quickly. It is desirable for everyone and is considered evidence of recovery. This thought process typically makes families and patients push for a quick ventilator weaning. However, quick weaning may not be

Occupational Therapy can Help Your Loved Ones Regain Confidence and Independence

You may say the words "occupational therapy" to your older loved one, and he or she may say, "Occupational therapy? Why do I need that?" An occupational therapist is a professional who has been trained in making people's lives better by giving them the opportunity to be as independent as they can again. An occupational

Physical Therapy Can be a Great Addition to Your Loved One’s Health Care Treatments

Patients do not always adhere to their physical therapy regimens or sessions. Some people are not always aware of the various types of physical therapies and treatments that are available to them. Some patients become bored or they are not always engaged during a physical therapy session. Do you have a loved one who needs

Aging and Heart Health

  If you are a post-acute ventilator and trach collar dependent patient or are a friend or family member of someone that is, you should try your best to educate yourself about heart health and aging. Your heart is a muscle that keeps your body running, just like an engine. Your heart has two pumps

Most Stroke Victims Need Subacute Care

Part of the sophisticated subacute patient care provided at Fox Subacute, is our ability to offer stroke victims a place of recovery, rehabilitation, and care. Our professional staff are experienced in taking care of stroke victims after they're released from the hospital. This period of time is vitally important for recovery and requires experienced and

Super Bowl 50: Are you Ready for some Football!?

It is the most wonderful time of the year, Super Bowl 50 is upon us! Here at Fox Subacute we are very excited for the Super Bowl to get underway. I mean who doesn't love spending the afternoon watching two of the very best teams compete for supremacy during the Super Bowl. In one corner we

Degenerative Neurological Disease? We Can Help.

There are many forms of degenerative neurological disease, including Alzheimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and several others. As you may know, each of these diseases results in damage to neurons. Given that neurons are the foundation of the nervous system, damage to the neurons can result in a number of unpleasant symptoms ranging from

Fox Subacute at Mechanicsburg – Bible Study

Just one of the exciting things happening in Fox Subacute at Mechanicsburg is Bible Study. Three gentlemen come to Fox faithfully, every Monday at 1:00 p.m. and they have been coming here for at least 4 years. They are from the Cedar Hill Baptist Church in Dillsburg, PA. Their names are Gerry, Creedin and Bud