Patients facing disease processes that cannot be cured or managed may be placed on hospice, either at home or in an inpatient setting. At Santé, our home health and hospice nurses strive to maintain end of life comfort and dignity for these patients. Maintaining comfort and dignity requires compassion, respect for the patient and his or her… Read More »

Hip replacement surgery can be highly effective in improving mobility and alleviating pain. However, the recovery process requires commitment from the patient. Patients who work hard to recover experience the best outcome. With physical therapy hip replacement surgery can dramatically improve your quality of life. Your Hospital Stay Your doctor will decide how long you… Read More »

If you’re experiencing back pain, you’ve likely already noticed that it interferes with nearly every aspect of your life. Because your back is central and supports your entire body, walking, lifting, sleeping, or even sitting can be painful when your back is injured. Depending on the underlying cause of your pain, physical therapy, surgery, or… Read More »

Paralysis, or the inability to move a muscle or group of muscles voluntarily, can occur as a result of an injury or illness. The most common causes of paralysis include stroke, cerebral palsy, nerve damage, trauma, multiple sclerosis, and polio. Paralysis may affect one or both sides of the face or body, or the lower… Read More »