Brain Injury Treatment Centers and Sensor Breakthroughs

Staff members at brain injury treatment centers across America were undeniably hopeful after last year’s technology breakthroughs. One series of strides that piqued the curiosity of many was covered in Nature magazine. In the magazine, they took an in depth look at advancements in electronic sensors and what these sensors have to do with the

How Recreation Therapy Helps Patients in a Nursing Facility

Recreation Therapy is a systemic process that uses several activities that are designed to assist the needs of patients with a degenerative neurological and neuromuscular disease. The treatment expedites physical and psychological recovery as well as a patient’s well-being. Most neuromuscular diseases are unfortunately incurable, however, recreation therapy can help patients maintain a quality of

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

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

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’s New Director of Business Development

Fox Subacute Management Inc. is proud to announce Geni C. Fisher BSN, RN, as its new Director of Business Development. In this role Geni will focus on relationship building with physicians, hospitals and other healthcare organizations to increase and maintain census. Geni brings with her over 18 years’ experience in the healthcare field and a