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Recreation Therapy: What are the Benefits?

If you or a loved one are in the process of recovering from an injury, disease, or other condition that has impaired your cognitive or physical functioning, you may have come across the term recreation therapy or therapeutic recreation. As one of the treatment options that we offer at Fox Subacute, recreation therapy is a

Can Learning Another Language Benefit Stroke Survivors?

How many languages can you speak? At last count, more than ¼ of all adults living in America could speak at least two and that, according to India’s top researchers, puts them in a very fortunate group. Their report appeared in the November 2015 edition of Stroke. Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Goals after a Stroke It

Spinal Cord Injury Centers Adopt a Beneficial, Broad Approach

  In the past, spinal cord injuries were looked at as neurological problems and nothing more. Consequently, people just assumed that reversing the damage via invasive methods would solve everything. Nowadays, healthcare experts know to look beyond those antiquated theories. So spinal cord injury treatment centers are increasingly looking into medical breakthroughs involving macrophages, stem

3 Ways Occupational Therapy Can Benefit You

One of the main goals of occupational therapy is to help patients to recover the ability to accomplish everyday tasks. This can help patients recover their sense of independence, which is an important part of overall well-being. Here are some of the benefits of working with a licensed occupational therapist:Restore lost skills.Sometimes acute situations such

Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Center: Herniated Disc

A spinal disc herniation, commonly referred to as a "slipped disc", occurs when the outer ring of fibrous tissue of a spinal disc tears and the inner softer tissue bulges out. Causes The most common cause of spinal cord injury is a herniated disc, and the most common cause of a herniated disc is old

Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Center: We are Here to Help.

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, there are approximately 12,000 patients with new spinal cord injuries each year, and about a quarter of a million people live with the challenges of spinal cord injuries in the U.S. While the majority of these people will recover and go on to lead full, productive

Wondering Why a Loved One’s Care Plan Includes Hours of Occupational Therapy?

  Do you know what occupational therapy is and why it’s recommended for ventilator dependent individuals? If not, it’s okay. Many people are unsure of what the therapy entails and why the majority of all sub acute care providers prescribe it for a wide number of patients. So, we’re more than happy to explain why

Fox Subacute announces growth and expansion in 2016

Fox Subacute announces growth and expansion in 2016 Photo courtesy of Fox Subacute November 12, 2015 (Plymouth Meeting, PA) – Fox Subacute Management, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of a new post-acute skilled nursing facility in late spring of 2016. The new site, Fox Subacute at South Philadelphia will be located in the

Celebrating Veterans Day

Today Fox Subacute would like to celebrate the veterans that served our armed forces. The brave men and women that put our freedom above all else. Thank you for everything you and your families have done so that this great nation can be free. Here is a poem for the veterans out there, Thanking them

Ventilator Care: Staying Healthy In The Cold Air

  It's that time of the year, everyone around you seems to be getting sick, co workers are sneezing waiters are coughing and your boyfriend tells you he's sick after you share your gatorade with him. Staying healthy is important for everyone, but it is more important than ever before for people who have respiratory