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7 Things to Look for in an Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation Program

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Feb 26, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The average stroke recovery takes anywhere from 3-4 months to 1-2 years, and sometimes recovery efforts can last a lifetime. Early intervention is critical for the best results, and rehab often starts within a day or two of hospitalization. 

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Topics: Inpatient Rehab

4 Reasons Why You Might Need Inpatient Respiratory Rehabilitation

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jan 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM

“Remember to breathe. It is after all, the secret of life.”  – Gregory Maguire

Breathing is a necessity of life. So, it can be pretty alarming when you feel like you can’t catch your breath or like you’re choking on air. Lung issues can make you feel like the very source of your vitality is compromised. 

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Topics: Inpatient Rehab

How Inpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Benefits Patients

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jan 24, 2020 8:00:00 AM

A recent study from the American Heart Association reported that nearly half of U.S. adults are living with some form of heart condition today, and as many as 6.9% have severe cardiovascular disease. If you are one of the many people suffering from severe chronic or acute heart disease, have recently experienced a heart attack, or have undergone heart surgery, your physician may recommend inpatient cardiac rehab.

In this article, we’ll break down what you can expect from your rehab program, how to choose between inpatient and outpatient treatment, and how you might benefit from cardiac rehab. 

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Topics: Inpatient Rehab, Cardiac Rehab

How Amputation Rehab Can Help Recovery

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jan 21, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Today, over 1.8 million Americans are living with an amputation. Amputations may be medically necessary and, at times, even lifesaving, but they can also be deeply traumatic, both physically and emotionally. Amputation rehabilitation can help patients recover, increase their quality of life, and adjust to the new reality of life after the loss of a limb.

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Topics: Orthopedic Rehabilitation

4 Significant Benefits of Osteoporosis Rehabilitation

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jan 13, 2020 1:30:00 PM

Osteoporosis is a condition that results in weakening bones, but osteoporosis rehabilitation gives you the proactive power to counteract the condition. Osteoporosis rehabilitation typically consists of orthopedic rehab, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition counseling, and various other personalized treatments to help you tackle your condition and improve the quality of your life.

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Topics: Orthopedic Rehabilitation

How Orthopedic Rehab Aids Recovery from Lumbar Spinal Cord Injuries

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 23, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Lumbar spine injuries are those that affect the vertebra in the lower back. Injuries to this area are often severe, but unlike damage further up the spine, they are not life-threatening. 

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Topics: Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Orthopedic Rehab for a Cervical Spine Injury Treatment

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Over 250,000 people are living with a spinal cord injury in the United States today. Every year, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons estimates that over 17,000 people will experience a spinal injury.

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Topics: Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Fracture Recovery: 6 Ways Orthopedic Rehab Can Help

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 16, 2019 12:30:00 PM

When you suffer a fracture, you may be required to stay off your injured limb for a prescribed amount of time. After a certain point, however, immobilization can do more harm than good. So, your doctor may recommend orthopedic rehabilitation to help your injury heal in the most effective way possible.

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Topics: Orthopedic Rehabilitation

How Orthopedic Rehabilitation Physical Therapy Works

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 11, 2019 1:30:00 PM

If you experience an illness or injury that affects your mobility, your doctor may recommend physical therapy as part of your orthopedic rehabilitation protocol. Physical therapy is just one aspect of your treatment, and when combined with other therapies, can help you return to your normal life sooner. 

Previously, we talked about orthopedic rehabilitation as a whole. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at how the physical therapy component of orthopedic rehab works and how it benefits you.

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Topics: Orthopedic Rehabilitation

7 Critical Qualities in an Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Nov 27, 2019 8:30:00 AM

You or a loved one are faced with choosing an orthopedic rehabilitation center to recover from an injury or illness and aren’t sure where to start. The best place to begin is to do some background research on facilities in your area and schedule a visit at a few of your favorite places if you have time before discharge to do so.

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Topics: Orthopedic Rehabilitation