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Glenn Smith 08 Mar

Person Centered Care, Importance of Cardiac Care Rehabilitation, Short-Term Rehabilitation

5 Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation

After a cardiac procedure or event, like a heart attack, it's time to focus on recovery and adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle to reduce your risk of another episode. Navigating these changes alone can be daunting or, for some, impossible, which is why many people choose a cardiac rehabilitation program. Like the American Heart Association says, "Cardiac rehab doesn't change your past, but […]

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Glenn Smith 14 Feb

Short-Term Rehabilitation

What You Need to Know about Short-Term Rehabilitation

After a hospital stay, many people find themselves well enough to be discharged, but not well enough to safely return home. Short-term rehabilitation is a service that fills that gap. It offers a range of benefits to patients in certain situations, so let's examine what short-term rehabilitation is, and what it can do for you.[…]

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Glenn Smith 08 Feb

Good Nutrition is Key for Rehabilitation

 If you or a loved one needs rehabilitation, consider these tips to ensuring good nutrition.[…]

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Glenn Smith 06 Feb

Knee Replacement Rehabilitation

5 Best Exercises To Do After A Knee Replacement Surgery

Once you return home from a knee replacement, it is tempting to just relax and take it easy. It is important to exercise though after the surgery to help build strength and prevent complications. Exercising is a crucial component to the healing process after a knee replacement. The exercise will also improve motion in your knee to help get your activity level back to where it was before the […]

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Glenn Smith 23 Jan

Open Heart Surgery Recovery

Guidelines for Resuming Regular Activities Following Heart Surgery

Often, when people undergo heart surgical procedures, they're anxious to return to their usual routines and activities as soon as possible. However, it's crucial to carefully follow a doctor's instructions regarding aftercare. It's also extremely important to know when it's safe to get back to your everyday activities. Here are some basic guidelines for resuming your normal activities after […]

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Glenn Smith 02 Jan

Importance of Cardiac Care Rehabilitation

The Importance of Cardiac Rehabilitation

Life changes drastically after a heart attack or heart surgery. It's essential to evaluate your lifestyle to ensure you're caring for this important muscle and to do what you can to prevent a future cardiac event. It can seem overwhelming, but that's what cardiac rehabilitation is all about: you don't have to do it alone.[…]

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Glenn Smith 19 Dec

Person Centered Care

Person-Centered Care: A New Approach to Service

When people come together in groups, it's generally because they have something in common. That might lead us to think they're mostly the same as we come to identify them as the group rather than as individuals. Years ago, senior care centers fell into that standardized, one-size-fits-all approach. They had residents needing care, and they cared for the residents all the same way. They cared […]

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Glenn Smith 28 Nov

Knee Replacement Rehabilitation

5 Exercises to Regain Strength and Mobility Following Knee Replacement Surgery

Americans are living longer than they used to, and requiring various kinds of advanced healthcare to ensure they remain active and vital as they age.  One of the health interventions which is becoming increasingly common is knee replacement surgery.  According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, more than 600,000 knee replacement surgeries are performed in the United States each […]

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Glenn Smith 14 Nov

Hip Replacement Rehabilitation

4 Home Exercises for Hip Replacement Rehabilitation

As most people age, their bones become more brittle and a certain amount of a stability is lost in day to day life. This issue is even more pronounced in women who are highly prone to osteoporosis. The weakening of the bones means that even the smallest misstep could possibly end in a hip replacement and months of slow and careful recovery. While rest is an important part of your healing […]

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