Chronic joint pain is a common ailment among elderly men and women. As the body ages, the joints in the hands and feet can become swollen. Even though it’s common, you might not know that painful swelling in the joints can eventually result in bone erosion, joint deformity, and damaged body systems. If you’re suffering from chronic pain due to inflammation in the joints, you may be suffering from an autoimmune disease called rheumatoid arthritis.
If you or a loved one is planning for an upcoming surgery, having the support of your family is crucial for the pre- and post-operation procedures. Knowing how to help your family plan for a major surgery will, in turn, help you.
The rehabilitation treatment process begins with knowing the right type of treatment for your specific situation. Santé’s rehabilitation services include physical, occupational, and speech therapy in addition to skilled nursing services. By understanding the differences between short-term and long-term care, you’ll be better equipped to improve your quality of life and recover from injury.
Santé has a compassionate team available to help patients get the care they need. Whether it’s from one of our rehabilitation locations or a home health aide. As we work to provide a continuum of care that focuses on providing the best possible experience for patients and their loved ones, we understand that caregivers need… Read More »