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Treating COPD with Physical Therapy: Your Top 6 Questions Answered

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Mar 20, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Since COPD causes breathing difficulties, even when you’re not moving, it may seem counter-intuitive to add physical activity to your daily regimen. Exercising with this condition may sound impossible or uncomfortable, to say the least.

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Topics: Pulmonary Rehab

Rehabilitation Success Stories from Patients Injured at Work

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Mar 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

When someone is injured at work, it can disrupt their whole life. While the physical injury can take a toll, it can also impact someone both mentally and emotionally.

For patients who were injured on the job, they're typically required to attend therapy in order to return to a normal way of life as well as work, if possible. Rehab Select offers a physiatrist-led program with aggressive wound care therapy, that ultimately helps patients heal and return to work as soon as possible.

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Topics: Workers Compensation, Vocational Rehab

Why is There an Increased Need for Respiratory Rehabilitation?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Mar 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Respiratory disorders are a serious global issue. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders (COPD) alone affect 65 million sufferers worldwide -  over 16 million in the US alone. Indeed, the numbers may be much higher than that - Healthline reports that many of those with COPD suffer in silence, undiagnosed. 

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Topics: Pulmonary Rehab

5 Aspects to Look for in Pulmonary Rehab Centers

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

If you suffer from COPD or have recently undergone lung surgery, your doctor may recommend that you consider pulmonary rehab. He or she may recommend a number of different centers, or you may start researching on your own. However, with such a wide variety of treatment centers available, it can be tough to know what to look for! In this article, we’ll take you through the critical points to consider when you’re choosing a pulmonary rehab facility.

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Topics: COPD, Pulmonary Rehab

What is Pulmonary Rehabilitation? 6 Things Patients Should Know

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Feb 20, 2019 8:30:00 AM

What is pulmonary rehabilitation?

Pulmonary rehabilitation involves teaching and training patients with chronic lung disease to breathe better. Your dedicated healthcare team designs a personalized rehabilitation program to help you in several ways.

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Topics: Pulmonary Rehab

Why Patients Choose Pulmonary Therapy at Rehab Select

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Feb 7, 2019 8:30:00 AM

If you suffer from chronic lung disease, you may well be advised by your physician to consider pulmonary therapy. In this article, we’ll explore the basics of pulmonary therapy and the many potential benefits it may offer you, both physically and emotionally. 

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Topics: Pulmonary Rehab

Parenting Your Parents: How to Navigate the Healthcare System

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jan 29, 2019 8:30:00 AM

For those with loved ones who are getting older, healthcare needs tend to increase later in life. With that shift, it can also be difficult to understand and navigate the healthcare system when the time comes.

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Topics: Aging Patient Healthcare

When Should an Alzheimer's Patient Go to a Nursing Home?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jan 16, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Deciding whether or not an Alzheimer’s patient should go to a nursing home can be extraordinarily difficult. Caregivers may feel guilty or anxious about placing a loved one in a nursing home - they may feel that they are taking the easy way out or letting the patient down.

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Topics: Memory Loss

How to Care for Dementia Patients: 5 Tips for Loved Ones

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 18, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Caring for a family member with dementia, whether in a care facility or at home, may seem like a daunting challenge. Dementia changes the way the person remembers, communicates, and behaves. The personality and abilities of the person you once knew may change.

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Topics: Memory Loss

How Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Can Help Your Family

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 13, 2018 8:30:00 AM

If you’re caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, you are very likely to need support. Alzheimer’s is a devastating illness for the sufferer, but can also place overwhelming demands on the caregiver.

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Topics: Memory Loss