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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.

Recent Posts

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, COVID Recovery

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, COVID Recovery

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

5 Ways Physical Therapy Addresses COVID-19 Lung Damage

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Mar 30, 2021 9:00:00 AM

As a respiratory illness, COVID-19 tends to hit the lungs the hardest of all the organs in the body. In fact, lung damage is one of the most common lingering symptoms reported by those who experience long-term effects from COVID-19.

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Topics: COVID Recovery

3 Important Things Everyone Needs to Know About Coronavirus Recovery

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Mar 24, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The coronavirus is still relatively new, with the first case in North America reported in the United States in January of 2020. Yet, almost 29 million cases have been reported in March of 2021. Of those nearly 30 million cases, most recover as expected. But there proves to be a notable instance of COVID-19 long haulers whose recovery takes longer than expected.

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Topics: COVID Recovery

The Role of Therapy in Treating COVID Long-Term Effects

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Mar 18, 2021 8:00:00 AM

In a recent survey, up to 35% of adults who tested positive for COVID 19 report still feeling the effects of the infection two to three weeks after diagnosis. After the initial illness, the virus can cause lasting effects, particularly to the lungs, heart, and brain.

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Topics: COVID Recovery

What to Expect from a COVID Recovery Program

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Mar 10, 2021 3:00:00 PM


Over the past year, researchers have been avidly working to uncover any information they can about COVID-19: specifically, how to prevent, detect, and treat it. Every new discovery related to COVID-19 gives long-term care providers more effective tools to care for their patients every day.

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Topics: COVID Recovery

Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Therapy Techniques: What to Expect

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Feb 10, 2021 11:52:00 AM

You might be surprised to know that neuromuscular rehabilitation therapy can benefit a variety of people and has proven effective for mitigating the effects of MS, Parkinson’s disease, and stroke. Neuromuscular therapy (NMT) helps counteract the impact of these conditions on your nerves and muscles.

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Topics: Neuromuscular Therapy