Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Ask the Experts: Pain and muscle tightness and decreased mobility are impacting my quality of life. Can hands-on myofascial release help?

Myofascial Release is a hands-on physical therapy technique that helps restore a pain-free range of motion. Andrew Wofford, who provides the therapy at our Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, said it can help patients recover from everything from a traumatic injury to pain caused by poor posture. Myofascial Release, which involves using pressure and stretching to [...]

2021-05-11T08:43:09-06:00May 11th, 2021|

A swallowing disorder can be dangerous – but a speech-language pathologist can help you resume a safe, more normal diet

While many people think of communication disorders when they think of speech-language pathologists, these medical professionals also help patients with trouble swallowing. Swallowing disorders, or "dysphagia," can include pain, the feeling that something is stuck in the throat, or losing the ability to swallow altogether. Speech-language pathologists can help patients stay safe and return to [...]

2021-04-06T07:24:40-06:00April 6th, 2021|

Speech-language pathologists help patients resume healthy, independent lives by treating communication and swallowing disorders

Speech-language pathologists can help patients with both communication disorders and swallowing disorders. They treat a wide variety of diagnoses, and often work with patients after a stroke or traumatic brain injury, or those with neurological conditions like Parkinson's disease. At Regional One Health, our speech-language pathologists develop individualized treatment plans aimed at achieving each [...]

2021-03-23T08:40:37-06:00March 23rd, 2021|

When a hand or arm injury impacts quality of life, Certified Hand Therapist Dardhielle Jean can help improve function and reduce pain

Dardhielle Jean, OTR/L, CHT, has joined our Center for Rehabilitative Medicine as a Certified Hand Therapist and Occupational Therapist. Her specialty in hand therapy allows her to help patient recover from injuries and illnesses that impact the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. These are complex parts of the body, and hand therapists use specialized [...]

2021-02-10T11:49:22-06:00February 17th, 2021|

Regional One Health’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital is a leader at getting patients back to life more often and more quickly

After a major illness or injury, patients often need rehabilitation to get back to as normal and independent a life as possible. Regional One Health's Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital has a stellar track record in terms of getting patients back to the things they love as quickly as possible. The team relies on their experience, [...]

2020-09-17T09:40:09-06:00September 17th, 2020|

Ask the Experts: When should I see a pelvic floor therapist, and what can I expect?

If you're experiencing symptoms like urinary dysfunction, constipation and pelvic pain, it might be time to see a pelvic floor physical therapist. Darianne Butler sees patients at Regional One Health's East Campus.  She said patients should expect to describe their concerns and undergo an exam. Then, she prescribes a series of exercises that can [...]

2020-01-22T10:25:41-06:00January 27th, 2020|

XFL players get a second chance at their dream thanks to Regional One Health’s Post-Rehab Wellness Program

Football players Avery Gennesy and Tre' Williams are getting ready to pursue their dreams in the XFL next year. Both had to overcome injuries and rebuild their strength in order to have that chance. They credit Regional One Health's Post Rehab Wellness Program, which combines therapy and certified personal training, with helping them get [...]

2019-12-13T08:51:13-06:00December 18th, 2019|
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