Rehab Select Blog

How an Orthopedic Specialist Assists with Your Recovery

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Oct 25, 2018 8:30:00 AM

After a medical event such as surgery or an acute illness, you may have visits with more doctors and therapists than you ever knew you needed. It can be both confusing and reassuring to know that there are so many people are involved in your care. 

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Topics: Inpatient Rehab, Orthopedic Rehabilitation

9 Treatments for Shoulder Osteoarthritis

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 13, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you have shoulder pain that has been diagnosed as shoulder osteoarthritis, a number of treatment options are available to ease the pain, stiffness and discomfort this degenerative joint disease can cause. These range from topical treatments to oral medications, orthopedic rehabilitation, and, in serious cases, surgical solutions. Here we'll outline 9 common treatments for shoulder arthritis, information that can help you make solid decisions about your care as you work with your healthcare providers to find the right treatment or combination of treatments to ease the impact of this disease on your daily life.

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Topics: Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Arthritis: What to Expect

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Oct 6, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you have arthritis, whether you are newly diagnosed or a longtime sufferer, chances are good that your medical care team will refer you to orthopedic rehabilitation. The reason such referrals are so common is that good rehabilitation programs can help arthritis sufferers maintain or even improve joint function and control day-to-day symptoms of this potentially debilitating disease. So what can arthritis patients expect from orthopedic rehab?

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Topics: Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Arthritis

Short Term Rehab's Impact on Orthopedic Surgery Recovery

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 29, 2015 8:00:00 AM

If you have had orthopedic surgery or are planning a procedure, your health care team has likely suggested short term rehabilitation to aid in your recovery. People who participate in rehab programs after orthopedic surgery – especially those who have had joint replacement procedures or surgeries to repair hip fractures – tend to have better outcomes than those who don't. Here we'll look into how these programs can lead to faster, more complete, and more comfortable recovery from orthopedic surgery.

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Topics: Short Term Rehab, Orthopedic Rehabilitation