There are many forms of degenerative neurological disease, including Alzheimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and several others. As you may know, each of these diseases results in damage to neurons. Given that neurons are the foundation of the nervous system, damage to the neurons can result in a number of unpleasant symptoms ranging from
Neuro-sensory stimulation uses everyday objects to arouse the senses with the objective of evoking positive feelings. This therapy is used for treating chronic pain, autism, brain injuries, and Alzheimer’s. During a sensory stimulation session a patient has a desired sense stimulated in a predetermined fashion at a known frequency. According to research, this
Fox Subacute understands the sensitive medical care subacute patients need and has been providing sophisticated care for such patients since 1985. Our subacute patient care facilities are located in: Plymouth Meeting, Warrington, Mechanicsburg and coming soon to South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Starting first as a skilled nursing facility, Fox Subacute converted to a facility able to
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
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
Occupational therapy helps an individual perform daily activities while physical therapy focuses on larger motor activities. While occupational and physical therapy is great when recovering from an injury, but for some, therapy goes beyond just occupational and physical therapy. If you need something extra to help restore you to health, you should strongly consider recreation therapy.
If you are in need of a nursing facility, It does not matter if you will need temporary rehabilitation services or if you will be a long-term resident, there are several reasons why you would want to make a skilled nursing facility your new home. A skilled nursing facility can certainly be a supportive and living environment
Here at Fox Subacute we love watching movies, so for the holiday we decided to post the top 5 Christmas movies of all time. If you cannot decide what to watch today, take a look at this list and see if anything stands out. As there are so many great Christmas movies, this was much more
No one can plan for MS (multiple sclerosis) or ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). When we look into our future, we don't see the kind of loss of function that so many degenerative neurological and neuromuscular diseases entail. We don't see ourselves isolated and homebound. Sometimes, though, that is unfortunately what we are dealt. Here at
When someone you love has sustained an injury or suffers from a degenerative disease, physical therapy can be a useful tool. It focuses on building up strength, which is helpful because it's not only good for your balance and walking, but helps with lung strength because of its physical nature. Why is physical therapy effective?