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Long Term Care and Aging in Place

Long term care in New Jersey

“Aging in place” had become a popular concept as the US population ages and health and prosperity increase. Whereas in the past, older people would have to move in with younger relatives to take care of them or require long term care, more of today’s elderly are opting to grow old in their homes. What…

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New Innovations in Stroke Rehab

New innovations in stroke rehab

A stroke can be devastating for someone who was previously alert and active. The effects of a stroke can range from mild to debilitating, with most sufferers falling somewhere in the middle. But any stroke victim will need some amount of time in rehab. Those with the worst fallout often need intensive rehabilitation efforts, and…

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How Long is Short Term Rehab?

Short term rehab

Short term rehab is a bit of a buzzword in today’s new era of hyper-sensitive healthcare. It’s a blessing, and patients are tremendously grateful to benefit from the full scope of available options. When someone has had an illness or other medical issue, often followed by surgery or some other procedure, he may end up…

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Pain Management and Cannabis

Doctors are always trying to develop new pain management approaches to help patients suffering from chronic pain. Patients who have severe chronic pain, such as those with fibromyalgia, have a hard time finding relief. They tend to rely on loads of doctor’s prescriptions for any kind of pain reduction, but medications don’t always provide the…

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Joint Replacement and Diabetes

People who have diabetes may be at greater risk after joint surgery. Over twenty-five million Americans have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and this can cause problems in the nervous, vascular and immune systems. Diabetes and joint replacement About eight percent of people who have joint replacement surgeries have diabetes. While diabetes is…

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Lung Function and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Lung function diseases affect millions of Americans and are a leading cause of death. However, prevention and cure are possible in many cases. Many people with breathing trouble attend pulmonary rehabilitation programs to find a better way. What are lung diseases? There are several lung diseases that affect how a person breathes. The most widespread…

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Osteoarthritis and Joints

osteoarthritis and joints

Although arthritis usually strikes older people, osteoarthritis can affect anyone at any age. The reason it’s usually associated with older people is that they have put in more time on their bones due to their age. But a if a younger person pushed his body excessively, he is also at risk for osteoarthritis and all…

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