Tag: physical therapy

“They truly want you to get better:” Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital helps patients like Cynda Bearden get back to living after serious injury

Regional One Health's Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital provides medical care and rehabilitation therapy designed to help patients get back to normal life following a serious illness or injury. Cynda Bearden was a patient in the Rehabilitation Hospital after a serious car accident, and she says the care she received helped heal her body and soul. Cynda, [...]

2022-09-07T13:40:43-06:00September 21st, 2022|

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|

“He poured his heart into me:” Faith, family and expert physical therapy helped Walter Tuggle get back on his feet

Walter Tuggle was in a mechanical wheelchair after a spinal stroke, having lost use of the right side and much of the left side of his body. He faced significant challenges, but he had incredible willpower and family support on his side. That, combined with the expertise of Regional One Health Physical Therapist Assistant [...]

2022-04-19T11:04:09-06:00April 18th, 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|

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|

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|
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