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Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy

When you’re working with numerous specialists during your rehabilitation journey, it can be confusing to keep track of what each person does. This is especially true if you’re not already familiar with each of the professions that are part of your rehabilitative team. In particular, many people are unsure about how physical therapists and occupational

Can Recreation Therapy help in Brain Injury Recovery?

It's easy to take things for granted, we all do it from time to time, especially in our busy daily lives. Something that we tend to take for granted is our five senses. We use them all day, everyday, and if all of your senses have always worked, you probably have had no reason to

Skilled Nursing Facility in PA Provides Help to Patients with SMA

Skilled nursing facilities that provide care for individuals with degenerative neurological and neuromuscular diseases deal with a wide array of patients who are all facing different challenges. One disease that they often see is spinal muscular atrophy. On the surface it may seem like one disease but in reality, it comes in a handful of

Degenerative Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease Center Applauds Researchers

Degenerative Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease Center Applauds Researchers Here at Fox Subacute, we are always interested in learning about the latest breakthroughs in medicine.As a facility that specializes in degenerative neurological and neuromuscular disease, we  reviewed the January 2016 edition of Acta Neuropathologoca. It featured intriguing coverage of contemporary ALS research. Also known as amyotrophic

How Recreation Therapy Helps Patients in a Nursing Facility

Recreation Therapy is a systemic process that uses several activities that are designed to assist the needs of patients with a degenerative neurological and neuromuscular disease. The treatment expedites physical and psychological recovery as well as a patient’s well-being. Most neuromuscular diseases are unfortunately incurable, however, recreation therapy can help patients maintain a quality of

Physical Therapy Aids in Recovery

When you have a loved one recovering after spending a duration of time in a hospital, sometimes it’s not best to take your loved one home right away. They may need quite a bit of extra care to get back to where they used to be. We find this especially consistent for patients who suffered

Occupational Therapy: What is it and is it right for your situation?

Occupational Therapy is a term you often hear in health care situations, but the problem is that most people may not really know exactly what occupational therapy is, or what it entails. One definition of occupational therapy is, "the use of assessment and treatment to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills

Occupational Therapy can Help Your Loved Ones Regain Confidence and Independence

You may say the words "occupational therapy" to your older loved one, and he or she may say, "Occupational therapy? Why do I need that?" An occupational therapist is a professional who has been trained in making people's lives better by giving them the opportunity to be as independent as they can again. An occupational

Physical Therapy Can be a Great Addition to Your Loved One’s Health Care Treatments

Patients do not always adhere to their physical therapy regimens or sessions. Some people are not always aware of the various types of physical therapies and treatments that are available to them. Some patients become bored or they are not always engaged during a physical therapy session. Do you have a loved one who needs

Most Stroke Victims Need Subacute Care

Part of the sophisticated subacute patient care provided at Fox Subacute, is our ability to offer stroke victims a place of recovery, rehabilitation, and care. Our professional staff are experienced in taking care of stroke victims after they're released from the hospital. This period of time is vitally important for recovery and requires experienced and