No significant study has demonstrated that hospitals have made lasting gains in fall rates since CMS instituted penalties for falls during hospital stays. The most effective means of keeping a patient in bed remains one of the most expensive: hiring a sitter or keeping watch one on one.
Patient-centered physical, occupational therapy improves function.
A review of 80-plus studies upends the conventional wisdom.
Nursing home residents on the verge of death are increasingly receiving intense levels of rehabilitation therapy in their final weeks and days, raising questions about whether such services are helpful or simply a lucrative source of revenue.
The evidence is growing that providing early physical and occupational therapy for intensive care patients - even when they are on life support - leads to better outcomes.
Being dependent on people to help me with very basic life tasks was a blow to my sense of who I am. I am a person who takes care of himself and his family and helps other people. I hated having to ask strangers to help me in and out of bed, to help me dress, and especially to take me to the bathroom.
Exergames (exercise + games) otherwise known as active video games are being touted as the ultimate cure for obesity. Refreshing, since everyone is still looking for that magic diet pill!
Physical therapy and other rehabilitation service providers have seen healthy revenue growth in recent years, according to new data from Sageworks, a financial information company. And while profitability of privately held firms in these fields has fallen in the last 12 months and sales growth has slowed slightly, the industry’s future overall appears positive...
The 17 hospitals ranked in Rehabilitation were named as among the best for challenging cases and procedures by at least 5 percent of the rehabilitation specialists who responded to U.S. News surveys
Educating children with special needs is expensive because it is a labor-intensive process performed, usually in a 1-to-1 ratio, by highly educated professionals, including behavior analysts, speech-language pathologists, physical therapists and occupational therapists.
In the age of innovation, with a combination of virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and big data, Neuro Rehab VR is bringing new tools to hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation centers around the US. These tools will transform the way patients engage in physical therapy, and how physical therapists manage the therapy sessions.
Resource center from Elite Healthcare.
We produce Exercise Software for rehabilitation and training professionals who need to create personal exercise and information handouts for their clients, by print, email and high quality videos. Our software is easy to use, saves time and gives access to the world’s largest library of professional exercises by leading specialists.
Rehab Without Walls® NeuroSolutions blends science and creativity to deliver better neuro rehab results.
The audio hub for rehabilitation medicine produced by the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the field’s top journal. Hosted by Dr. Ford Vox. Each episode features in-depth interviews with scientists publishing in the journal and news briefs
Continuing Education Providers and Product Companies.
Online resource for special education, pediatric occupational therapy and pediatric physical therapy.
As speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists, we have been co-leading Social Adventure Groups for more than 10 years. The individual therapy we provide supports and builds social, communication, motor and regulatory skills to improve engagement in all facets of life,
Devoted to therapists in SNF's who struggle ethically and morally because of financial demands placed on revenue generation instead of patient's needs.
I am a practicing physical therapist who has spent my entire career refining and developing functional evaluation exercise techniques. As a lecturer, I offer unique concepts to exercise and rehabilitation professionals, with a primary goal of providing a bridge between the two professions....
This is a multimedia interactive HTML document which will help medical students learn the muscle actions of the human body.
NANT is a network created specifically for neonatal occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists. NANT provides multiple ways for neonatal therapists to connect, learn, mentor and inspire while advancing this focused field of therapy on a national level.
NARIC is the library of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR.). We collect, catalog, and disseminate the articles, reports, curricula, guides, and other publications and products of the research projects funded by NIDRR.
Join our community of top-notch physical therapists, athletic trainers, chiropractors, and strength coaches who are dedicated to being the best in their field, and to making a difference in the lives of their athletes and patients.
Keep up to date with the latest research! The fitness industry is moving quickly towards an evidence-based approach. More and more strength coaches, high-profile personal trainers and fitness authors are beginning to use research to make decisions about the best ways of training.
Therapy fun zone is a place for therapists to share therapy activity ideas. Sign up for a free weekly email of therapy activities that may help stimulate your creativity for the week.
The latest Rehabilitation News & Physical Therapy News articles published daily. Includes news on recovering from illness or injury, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and much more.
Prolotherapy is a medical treatment that stimulates your body to repair or regenerate itself addressing such conditions as back pain, knee arthritis, headaches, work-related or sports injuries providing a permanent solution to underlying causes of many painful conditions.
This site offers comprehensive knowledge and research on Prolotherapy, beginning with doctors Hackett and Hemwall’s pioneering work, passed on to Dr. Ross Hauser who has continued with their work to this day
Thousands of doctor written, doctor reviewed articles on back pain, neck pain, and related disorders; in-depth spine videos; vibrant discussion forums; doctor member profiles and online contact service; and more. Accurate, complete, unbiased health information you can trust.