When Short Term Rehabilitation Becomes Long Term Care

Short term rehabilitation

When patients enter short term rehabilitation, they certainly expect to be released within a few weeks. However, that doesn’t always happen, and the patient and his family need to adjust to the new reality of long-term care. Why would a patient need to stay in rehab? Although the goal of short term rehabilitation is to…

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Can Virtual Cardiac Rehabilitation be Effective?

virtual cardiac rehabilitation

Heart disease is the number one killer in the US and throughout the world. Cardiac rehabilitation has been proven as an effective antidote to the scourge, but it’s simply not available to everyone who needs it, or too difficult to complete for many participants. Researchers have been working on ways to make cardiac rehabilitation more…

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Therapeutic Recreation Makes Anything Possible

Therapeutic recreation

When someone has a permanent injury or disability, it often seems like doors begin to close and opportunities dwindle, especially in the physical realm. After all, aren’t there severe limitations? But through therapeutic recreation, people can learn to overcome even severe physical limitations, doors can begin to open again, and opportunities can become boundless. What…

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