Approximately 332,000 total hip replacements are performed in the United States each year. Hip replacements are among the most common and effective surgeries in orthopedics, and quality rehabilitation following surgery returns restores function for patients whose activities have become limited by difficulties with walking.
It's time to appreciate the silver linings of our grey years.
Total knee replacement can be a good option for individuals with a deteriorating knee joint and progressive pain. Learn exactly what knee replacement entails and what to expect following surgery.
As hospitals brace for an expanding number of conditions to be scrutinized when patients are readmitted, reducing rehospitalizations continues to be on all providers’ minds. Teaching patients to manage their medications is an important strategy for reducing these readmissions.
Highlighting quality outcomes is essential to demonstrate functional improvement of patients. Download RehabCare’s white paper, The Importance of Clinical Outcomes in Rehab Programs: Today and in the Age of Healthcare Reform, for free.
Experts offer common sense strategies for mitigating "text neck," the spinal problems that can result from looking down at our phones.
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month this November, so test your knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease.
National Family Caregivers Month is a time to honor caregivers and their selflessness. It is also a time to recognize the real challenges of caring for a loved one on a short or long-term basis – from lack of sleep to financial costs. To help guide you or a caregiver you know through this stressful time, here are ten essential tips for being a caregiver.
As a participant of the marcus evans National Healthcare CXO Summit Spring 2015, Jason Zachariah, Senior Vice President, Operations, Hospital Rehabilitation Services for RehabCare recently discussed the value of rehab in the hospital setting ahead of next year’s summit.
On October 30, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final payment rule for home health agencies, which will go into effect on January 1, 2015. We were pleased that CMS listened to comments from RehabCare, as well as other stakeholders, in advocating for therapy reassessments to be conducted every 30 calendar days.
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