Center for Rehabilitative Medicine

Post-Rehab Wellness Program helps patients make a safe, healthy transition from physical therapy to exercise

Regional One Health's Post-Rehab Wellness Program helps patients make a safe, healthy transition from physical therapy to a regular exercise routine. Personal Trainer Alexavier "Javi" Seals recently joined the team at the East Campus Center for Rehabilitative Medicine to lead the Post-Rehab Wellness Program. He works with physical therapists to help patients who are [...]

2022-05-31T12:51:39-06:00June 8th, 2022|

Ask the Experts: Complete Decongestive Therapy can help with swelling, pain and reduced mobility due to lymphedema

Regional One Health's East Campus Center for Rehabilitative Medicine is now offering Complete Decongestive Therapy for patients with lymphedema, a swelling of the limbs that can occur when the lymphatic system is disrupted. Patients who have breast cancer surgery, radiation near their lymph nodes, and other conditions that impact the lymph nodes can be [...]

2022-05-10T12:37:18-06:00May 18th, 2022|

“It’s not a journey you take alone:” Regional One Health therapists helped heal John Malone’s heart while making him feel like family

John Malone flat-lined for two minutes after suffering a massive heart attack, then spent 16 days in the hospital. Afterwards, he needed intensive cardiac rehabilitation to regain his strength. He found both expert care and second-to-none compassion at Regional One Health's Center for Rehabilitative Medicine. John said Occupational Therapist Dardhielle Jean not only helped him [...]

2022-04-27T11:55:19-06:00May 3rd, 2022|

Ask the Experts: Get creative and plan ahead to avoid holiday weight gain and fitness loss

Staying healthy over the holidays takes some planning and commitment, so Regional One Health Post-Rehab Wellness Manager Kenneth Robinson is sharing his strategies for staying on track during this season of indulgence. He says by planning ahead for healthy meals and scheduling exercise into your day, you can stave off weight gain and avoid fitness [...]

2021-12-15T07:53:34-06:00December 15th, 2021|

Pelvic floor therapy and dry needling can reduce pain and improve quality of life

Physical therapy is a great tool to help patients recover from injuries, address pain and improve their strength and mobility. At Regional One Health, therapists incorporate a number of techniques to help patients achieve those goals, including pelvic floor physical therapy and dry needling. When paired with therapeutic exercises and lifestyle changes, both options [...]

2021-09-21T07:52:13-06:00September 24th, 2021|

Post-Rehab Wellness Program combines personal training and rehabilitation expertise to help patients build strength and agility safely

Learning to exercise properly, with good technique and correct use of equipment, can help you build strength while preventing injury. Regional One Health's Post-Rehab Wellness Program combines the expertise of physical therapists and certified personal trainers to give patients the knowledge they need to get fit the right way. It's a great way for [...]

2021-09-17T11:19:58-06:00September 23rd, 2021|

Speech therapy can help patients overcome cognitive impairments caused by illness or injury

Speech-language pathologists can help patients with a wide variety of speech and swallowing disorders caused by illness and injury. When a communication challenge is brought about by a cognitive issue, they use techniques that help patients restore their abilities or compensate for lost skills. The goal is to help patients communicate effectively and confidently [...]

2021-09-21T07:53:39-06:00September 21st, 2021|

A rehabilitation therapist can help patients determine when it’s safe to return to work and resume activities

The goal of rehabilitation therapy is to help patients return to normal activities following an injury or illness. Part of the process includes a Functional Capacity Evaluation, where a therapist and rehabilitation medicine physician determine whether a patient can safely return to work. Regional One Health's Dardhielle Jean, OTR/L, CHT says patients can expect [...]

2021-09-21T07:55:04-06:00September 21st, 2021|

Adding physical therapy to your healthy aging plan can reduce pain and improve mobility

Joint pain, weakness and stiffness are very common complaints, especially as we age. Physical therapy can help by strengthening the muscles around the joints, reducing inflammation, and teaching patients good habits in terms of caring for their joints. Regional One Health offers outpatient physical therapy at its main campus and East Campus, and patients [...]

2021-09-21T07:55:55-06:00September 19th, 2021|
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