Rehab Select Blog

Evaluating a Workers’ Comp Physical Therapy Program

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 23, 2023 8:00:00 AM

Workers’ comp physical therapy is an essential component in work injury rehab. It helps patients improve mobility, manage pain, prevent future injuries, and return to work as soon as possible while lowering overall costs for insurance payers and employers.  

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Topics: Physical Therapy, Workers Compensation

Rehab Select's Therapy Director Explains the Difference between Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 24, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy are three related disciplines in rehabilitation that work together to treat patients as a whole. Each discipline has a different focus, but there are some areas of overlap. For patients with injuries or medical conditions that limit their physical capabilities, a combination of the three therapies can help restore their life.

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Topics: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech 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

14 Ways Workers Comp Physical Therapy is Helpful

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 24, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Workers comp physical therapy is a mode of treatment that works to improve recoveries and overall functional outcomes after a workplace injury. An effective, responsive and cost-efficient workers comp physical therapy program can be helpful in a number of ways during the recovery process to all involved parties, including the injured worker, their employer and the employer’s workers comp insurance provider.

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Topics: Physical Therapy, Workers Compensation, Vocational Rehab

How Inpatient Rehab Physical Therapy Can Help These 5 Conditions

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Inpatient rehab physical therapy provides intensive, individualized treatment to improve the strength, endurance, functional ability and well-being of the patients it serves. It can benefit patients of all ages who suffer with a wide range of conditions that cause some level of impairment. 

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Topics: Physical Therapy, Inpatient Rehab

Improve Heart Failure Symptoms with Physical Therapy

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 9, 2014 12:02:00 PM

According to Home Therapy Solutions, more than 5 million Americans are living with congestive heart failure. Although heart failure is a progressive condition, it can be treated so that the symptoms do not worsen over time. The goal of treatment is to help those with the disease recover and avoid future complications.

Since heart failure is caused by underlying conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease and high cholesterol, treatments must be directed at managing these conditions. This may include medications, surgery and even therapy. One form of therapy that seems to work well for people with congestive heart failure is physical therapy.

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Topics: Physical Therapy