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Bobby Stephenson

Combining compassionate, personalized care with advanced clinical services, Rehab Select provides those we serve with both the highest quality care and quality of life. Long term care, rehabilitation services, and physical therapy services.

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12 Examples of  Occupational  Therapy  Goals for Adults  

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 4, 2021 8:45:00 AM

Chronic illnesses, sudden injuries, and mental and physical disabilities can make it difficult or even impossible for those suffering from them to perform many of the day-to-day functions most people take for granted.

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Topics: Occupational Therapy

How to Prepare for an Occupational Therapy Evaluation

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 27, 2021 8:30:00 AM

Occupational therapy (OT) for physical dysfunction helps patients remediate impairments and limitations by learning practical techniques to work around their challenges. It helps patients recovering from surgeries (e.g., joint replacement and other orthopedic surgeries,) rehabilitating after a stroke or cardiac event, or dealing with the loss of mobility due to chronic health conditions regain day-to-day functions and independence.

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Topics: Occupational Therapy

Could You Benefit from Occupational Therapy Exercises?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 21, 2021 12:00:00 PM

According to the The National Safety Council, the U.S. experienced 14.3 million injuries in 2019 alone. Unfortunately, many of us will suffer from an injury that seriously affects our health at some point in our lives. Others of us may have to cope with the impacts of long-term illness.

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Topics: Occupational Therapy

Physical and Occupational Therapy: How They Work Together

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 13, 2021 11:18:00 AM

Physical and occupational both play a key role in rehabilitation and recovery. At Rehab Select, our expert teams of occupational and physical therapists work together to create a holistic treatment program for our patients in short- and long-term care.

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Topics: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy

What Is Occupational Therapy and How Does It Work?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 5, 2021 8:45:00 AM

For patients recovering from prolonged illnesses or injuries — strokes, fractures, or neuromuscular diseases — making the necessary adjustments to perform day-to-day self-care, regain cognitive functions, and return to work can be challenging.

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Topics: Occupational Therapy

COVID-19 Recovery: How Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Helps

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 26, 2021 9:00:00 AM

We are beating back COVID-19. As of May 14, 2021, over 35% of the U.S. population has had both doses of an approved vaccine. The moving weekly average of cases continues downward; however, this is not the time to assume that treatment innovations can stop. We have seen firsthand how tough this virus can be on vulnerable populations and how diverse and complicated its effects are.

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Topics: Covid-19

An Effective COVID-19 Recovery Program Should Include These 4 Features

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 13, 2021 8:45:00 AM

Marie Curie once said, "Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less."

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Topics: Covid-19

Life After COVID: Treating Muscle Fatigue and Weakness

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Apr 26, 2021 1:00:00 PM

One thing is certain: COVID-19 affects people in different ways. The majority will experience mild to moderate symptoms, including a fever, a dry cough, and tiredness. Some will also have muscular aches and pains, a sore throat, a stomach upset, headaches, conjunctivitis, the loss of taste or smell, or a skin rash. An unfortunate one in five COVID-19 patients will develop more serious symptoms, including difficulty breathing, chest pain, loss of muscle control, severe inflammation, and organ damage.

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Topics: COVID Recovery

COVID Depression and Anxiety: 5 Ways Therapy Can Help

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Apr 20, 2021 9:00:00 AM

It may seem like the pandemic is almost over. According to the CDC, in March of 2021, hospitalizations are down 70 percent since the January peak. At this time, more than 15 percent of Americans are fully vaccinated, according to a Wall Street Journal report. And almost everyone who wants the vaccine should be able to receive one by May.

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Topics: COVID Recovery

What You Need to Know About COVID Brain Fog

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Apr 8, 2021 10:00:00 AM

If you have contracted COVID-19 and are still suffering from symptoms for more than four weeks after the initial diagnosis, you're not alone. Many patients experience long-term COVID symptoms, and medical professionals are taking notice.

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Topics: COVID Recovery