Several medical issues can cause slow, slurred speech. Speech-language pathologists can help identify the cause and use appropriate therapies so the patient can communicate more clearly.
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Johnson said patients don’t have to stay silent if they’re struggling with speech. A trained speech-pathologist can help. “Even if you’re asking them, ‘What did you say?’ all day long because you can’t hear them, there’s hope,” she said.
When should you see a doctor for muscle aches and fatigue? Definitely see a doctor if you have sudden-onset weakness, fatigue or pain and can’t identify the reason.
Patients don’t always need to turn to medication for relief from common types of pain. Ambrosia Scott, DPT, LAT, CCI, says therapy can help patients address aches and pains from head-to-toe. Ambrosia Scott, DPT, LAT, CCI, outpatient rehabilitation manager for Regional One Health, said physical therapy helps in several ways: Education and [...]
Taking a comprehensive approach to therapy, with physical, occupational and speech therapy, leads to a quicker recovery and better quality of life after a stroke. Ambrosia Scott, DPT, LAT, CCI, Outpatient Rehabilitation Manager explains how Regional One Health integrates all three.
Regional One Health’s Center for Rehabilitative Medicine has a new option for patients who finish physical therapy and want to return to the activities they love in a safe, healthy manner. The Post-Rehab Wellness Program brings physical therapists and a certified personal trainer to your team to get you back to work, sports, hobbies, [...]
Your knee started giving you trouble on a training run. When you leave work at the end of the day, your back aches. Your shoulder hasn’t been the same since you tweaked it doing yardwork. They’re minor enough that you may think twice about calling around for a doctor appointment and sitting in the [...]
A new technique can soothe muscle pain, ease migraines, speed recovery and more – and our Center for Rehabilitative Medicine at the East Campus is one of just a handful of local providers offering it to patients. But what exactly is Dry Needling, and who can it help? How does it work? And, given [...]
Occupational therapy addresses a person’s injuries or illnesses that make it more difficult to perform functions of daily life. Total Motion Release protocol. Regional One Health’s Center for Rehabilitative Medicine uses a new therapy called Total Motion Release that treats body imbalances by focusing on the good side of the body rather [...]
Cracking joints, sore backs and achy knees are common ailments for athletes, both the serious and casual variety. But activities of daily life come with their own risks, too, and you don’t have to be a hardcore athlete to struggle with physical pain from time to time. Whether it’s playing a casual game of [...]