Month: September 2016

If you’re asking yourself, What is post acute care, and what are its benefits?, we’d like to provide a brief overview for you here. In short, post acute care facilities include long-term hospitals, inpatient rehab facilities, home health agencies, and skilled nursing facilities. In the past several years, payers such as Medicare and health insurance… Read More »

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 »