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The Basics of Recreation Therapy for Those with Neurological Injuries

If you've suffered a neurological injury, you may feel as if you're no longer able to do the things you love. Recreation therapy is a rehabilitative therapy based on real world activities, and it's a fantastic way to get back to doing what you love. What Does Recreation Therapy Include? You're likely wary of intensive

A Respite Care Facility Cares About Caregivers

Every year, there's a list that appears on the Internet: "The Five (or ten or twelve) Most Stressful Jobs." The jobs are predictable: firefighter, law enforcement officer, combat soldier and such. But there's one that rarely, if ever makes the list, yet deserves to rank near or at the top -- and that is a

Thinking of Respite Care for a loved one with a Spinal Cord Injury? Consider How Important Exercise is at a Skilled Nursing Center

You have suffered from a severe spinal cord injury that has decreased your mobility and overall strength. Although this is a difficult time, and you may want to just stay at home, you need to do what you can to stay in shape. Performing exercises at a skilled nursing centerĀ is vital to your health. Why

Why Diabetic Monitoring Is Important During Ventilator Weaning

If your loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, it is essential that they undergo diabetic monitoring during the ventilator weaning process. While glucose monitoring is routinely performed on all diabetic patients, it may be more acutely monitored when the ventilator-dependent patient is weaning off mechanical ventilation. Here are three reasons tight control over blood

Find a Brain Injury Treatment Center in Pennsylvania

Brain injuries are a challenge to overcome. But it makes a huge difference to have a brain injury treatment center on your side. Fox Subacute is a world-class nursing care facility with several locations in Pennsylvania: in Plymouth Meeting, Warrington, and Mechanicsburg. We accept post-acute but medically complex situations. Someone recovering from a brain injury

How Physical Therapy Can Help Your Balance

Physical therapy is often an excellent tool for assessing a wide range of health problems in seniors. In fact, physical therapy can actually help restore your balance and get your back on your feet again. Assess Where Your Problem Originates Balance problems are a complex situation that can be caused by multiple problems. A physical

Pet Therapy As A Short and Long Term Rehabilitation Services

If you are looking for short and long term rehabilitation servicesĀ for muscular or neurological concerns, it's worth thinking about pet therapy. You'd be surprised at how much a dog or cat can help you or a loved one recover from these painful and debilitating conditions. The Many Physical And Mental Health Benefits Of Pet Therapy

A Physical Therapy Treatment Plan For Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries

A traumatic spinal cord injury can derail your life and distract you from making progress in your career and family. However, physical therapy can help treat some of your symptoms and bring you back to a more normal and stable life. Low Extremity Function When a person suffers from a traumatic spinal cord injury, they

The Need For Stroke Rehabilitation

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), 700,000 Americans suffer from strokes each year. Although strokes range in severity, around two-thirds of people survive and require extensive rehabilitation. The Effects of a Stroke Strokes damage the brain, so rehabilitation requires re-teaching the body the skills that were operated by the part

Stick With Your Physical Therapy Program: It Will Be Worth It!

We know that when someone enters a physical therapy program, he or she is dealing with something that may not exactly be exciting or fun, or easy. In fact, it can be quite a disabling and exhausting ordeal to deal with. Physical Therapy We know that when you are dealing with a problem that debilitates