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Category: Physical Therapy

rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain: Get Relief With These Exercises

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.

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exercises for the knee Physical Therapy Exercises for the Knee

Knee pain is one of the most common causes of disability in elderly men and women. Pain or swelling in the knee can be due to a number of reasons, including injury, joint trauma, or osteoarthritis. There are many physical therapy exercises for the knee that can be performed at home. Daily exercise can help alleviate pain and increase motion.

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slipped disc What Happens After Treatment for a Slipped Disc?

A slipped disc, also known as a herniated disc, is a vertebral disc that is no longer in its proper place. When a disc is displaced or protruding, it can press on nearby nerves, which can lead to chronic back pain. Medical attention is not always needed, but if the pain is unbearable, a slipped disc can be treated with physical therapy, pain medication, and even surgery. Proper diagnosis is a crucial step to getting the right treatment.

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in-home care How In-Home Care Can Improve Quality of Life

Santé Home Health and Rehabilitation offers a variety of services provided to patients in the comfort of their home to ensure they receive a compassionate continuum of care throughout their recovery. Services include nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, social workers and home health aides. In-home care can improve quality of life for those recovering from a hospital stay, fighting a terminal disease or nearing the end of life.

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rehabilitating What to Expect When Rehabilitating After Illness or Injury

The recovery process is a journey. When you suffer an illness or injury, your body needs time to repair itself before you jump back into the activities of daily life. That’s why many patients choose to undergo rehabilitation at Santé before returning home. Our physicians, therapists and skilled nurses have the training needed to help you on the road to recovery. While you’re rehabilitating from an illness or injury with us, here are a few things you can expect:

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