Posts Tagged ‘short term rehab’

Wound Care Rehab

wound care rehab

Proper wound care requires more than simply allowing a wound to heal. Depending on the cause and severity of a wound, the patient may need several types of therapy for correct wound care rehab. Aging populations and wounds Wounds are more commonly associated with an aging population, and some wound are more specific to long…

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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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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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Occupational Therapy and Stroke

Stroke victims often become impaired to some degree, and occupational therapy is usually required to get the patient back to a healthy mode of living. While each patient has a different story, most stroke victims will need to re-learn some skills for daily living. The occupational therapist is the address. How does occupational therapy help?…

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Vision Evaluations for Patients Receiving Neurological Care

Vision experts have come out with a recommendation for patients who have suffered from TBI’s, or Traumatic brain injuries, and are receiving neurological care. Doctors are encouraging patients who may have neurological damage to have their vision evaluated post-injury. This new recommendation was put out jointly by the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)…

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