Rehab Select Blog

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.

Read More

Topics: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy

3 Significant Benchmarks of Speech Therapy Success After a Brain Injury

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

Although your brain is well-protected inside your skull, it is, unfortunately, not impervious to injury. Whether from an accident, stroke, or other trauma, when the brain sustains an injury, therapy is necessary to ensure that the body's "command central" is able to get back up and running.

Read More

Topics: Speech Therapy, Surgery Rehab

4 Valuable Benefits of Speech Therapy After Intubation

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jan 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Patients who suffer from a severe illness or undergo surgery often require a breathing tube, passed through the mouth, throat, and vocal cords, down into the windpipe. During the procedure the tube may bruise or otherwise damage your vocal cords, leading to temporary or permanent injuries. If you receive emergency intubation, you are at a particularly high risk for damage.

Read More

Topics: Speech Therapy, Surgery Rehab