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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
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.
In Regional One Health’s NICU, the healing touch of infant massage shows benefits for babies with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
For babies in the NICU, needles, tubes and monitors are a fact of life. It’s all done to help them grow and thrive, but for a newborn, it’s still negative stimulation that can lead to agitation and discomfort. At Regional One Health, doctors and therapists are looking at a way to bring a more [...]
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 hosts seminar aimed at helping therapists improve care for patients with hemiplegia
Regional One Health will host a Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association (NDTA) seminar to help practitioners improve care for patients who suffer from hemiplegia. Managing Adults with Hemiplegia: An NDT Approach, an introductory/intermediate level class, will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28 at Regional One Health’s downtown campus. Lisa Mantaro, Regional One Health’s [...]
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, [...]
Adam Willingham remembers working in his yard September 8, clearing a dead tree near where his wife parks; he’d worried it would fall and hurt her. He remembers his dad Jack yelling to him, then leaning over him, telling him not to move. Then, it gets foggy. A 250-pound branch had struck him, fracturing [...]