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Osteoarthritis and Aging

Arthritis is a common ailment of older people. Although ostearthritis can affect people of any age, osteoarthritis is often a symptom related to the regular process of aging.  What is arthritis? Arthritis is a condition where the cartilage that lines the joints wears away. This can cause a lot of pain, as the bones don’t […]

Stroke Rehab: What to Expect

Stroke affects a large part of the aging population, with over seven million survivors in the US. Each year, close to 800,000 people will have a stroke. Stroke rehab is crucial for patients so they have as good outcomes as possible. What is stroke rehab? Stroke victims may lose partial control over their bodies, and […]

Making the Best of Short Term Rehab

Patients generally check into a rehab facility after an intensive hospital stay. They’ve often undergone major surgery. Short term rehab is indicated when the patient has recovered from an illness or injury and can leave the hospital. But sometimes he needs extra support before he can return to his regular living environment. Patients in this […]