Category Archives: Surgery

Make The Most Of Your Home Healthcare Supplies!

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We are constantly reminding caregivers that they must take care of themselves; the easiest way to take care of oneself is by exercising regularly. Are you a caregiver on a budget both with time and money, but still want to find ways to exercise? We have a solution. Many home healthcare supplies can double as [...]

Trick Your Mind with These Treats for At-Home Recovery

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It’s common to be overwhelmed when recovering from surgery or an injury. Aside from the physical aspect, the emotional component can really take a toll on you! Everything from understanding all of your home healthcare supplies around the house, to the thought of your recovery time frame, can rapidly increase stress. When it comes to [...]

Home Healthcare Supplies Product Spotlight: Toilevator

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If you or someone you are caring for is suffering from a chronic disease or even recovering from an injury, there is one common challenge: bathroom use. Circumstances that range from a total knee replacements, more common in elderly patients, to those of ACL surgery, common at any age, can cause challenges when it comes [...]

At Home Physical Therapy: Organization and Documentation

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While physical therapy at home can be extremely convenient, the thought of losing direct contact with your physical therapist can be nerve-racking for some patients. Whether your entire rehab is taking place at home, or you are transitioning from in-office visits, stress is the last thing you need! After you have received your required exercises [...]

It’s Physical Therapy Month: Make Your Home Rehab-Ready!

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Each October we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month; a part of the healthcare community that impacts millions Americans. Regardless of physical ailment, from your neck to your toes, physical therapy has historically been successful in improving quality of life with patients across the board.  Due to a combination of a properly prescribed therapy regimen and [...]

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Healing Foods for Pre and Post Surgery

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Surgery can be intimidating and create tension among family members. If it’s your first one or your 8th, the healing process still  takes time and recovering patients need special attention. With summer coming to an end, we wanted to focus on ways to make dealing with life’s curve balls a little easier. We are holding [...]

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Exercising After Stroke – When Ready

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We will point it out time and time again, but exercising has endless benefits. There is no exception when it comes to after-stroke recovery.  One professional cites light cardiovascular activities, such as swimming and jogging as great options for after-stroke activity. She continues on to say “anything to get the heart rate up” will be beneficial to recovery [...]

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Bariatric Surgery for Teens?

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There is a lot of talk about bariatric surgery for obese adults. And sometimes, it is the only way to lose weight so drastically it saves your life.  But does this need to happen with teens? Is this the new number one answer for teen weight-loss?  Is diet and exercise at for adolescents no longer [...]

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Prepare for Care: Rehabbing Post Hip Surgery

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Rehabilitation and Late Stages of Recovery We said before – post-op rehab starts the day after surgery. A continual routine doesn’t stop until the doctor’s okay’s it.  Even then, you should always try to stay active. Moving and stretching your replaced hip or reconstructed knee speeds up recovery times. Always consult your doctor or physical [...]

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Prepare for Care: Hip and Knee Surgery, Mobility Challenges

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Mobility: From Start to Finish When moving around has never been a problem for you before, recovery from hip or knee surgery will be a culture shock.  You may exhaust yourself by trying to complete tasks you have always done, like going upstairs to grab a magazine or running to the kitchen to grab a snack [...]

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