A Study Shows New Potential Rehabilitation Treatments for Stroke Patients

A Study Shows New Potential Rehabilitation Treatments for Stroke Patients

Strokes may have adverse effects on people’s physical mobility. It’s not uncommon for stroke patients to have to go to physical therapy to regain their mobility. A new recent study potentially shows some new and more unusual treatment options for stroke rehabilitation patients. In this study, conducted by researchers in Sweden and Australia, 123 participants
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Whiplash – Recognizing Long-Term Symptoms

Whiplash – Recognizing Long-Term Symptoms

Nationwide, an estimated 1/3 of people who suffer whiplash injuries continue to have symptoms even three years after their accidents. Common complaints include neck pain, shoulder symptoms, headaches, problems with vision, dizziness, difficulty reading, and problems with concentration. Why do so many people experience symptoms for so long? One possible reason is that many people
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New Research on Neck Flexibility and Age

New Research on Neck Flexibility and Age

It appears that decreasing flexibility in the neck is common as we pass age 40, but that doesn’t mean we can’t do something about it. A study published recently in the peer-review journal Spine gives us new insight into how getting older affects the function of our neck. Physical therapists generally accept that neck range
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Sooner is Better than Later – Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

Sooner is Better than Later – Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

Doctors at the University of Utah started an innovative but practical policy that is really helping people with low back pain. Dr. Michael Campian and colleagues noted that practice guidelines call for treatments in physical therapy as first-line approaches for low back pain, but the average patient was waiting four weeks or more before getting
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Home Health Earns Another Deficiency-Free Survey

Home Health Earns Another Deficiency-Free Survey

Integrity Home Health has just achieved one of the highest designations of quality care and services—a  deficiency-free survey by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS).  This is their 4th consecutive deficiency-free survey by DADS, which is the licensing body for home health agencies.   The rigorous survey was conducted over 3 days
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