Motivational Therapy is More Effective Than Traditional Occupational or Physical Therapy

Enhanced therapy motivated patients in physical therapy

What if physical and occupational therapists tailored their regimens to the patient’s abilities and desires, instead of using a standard model? Researchers tested out a new approach to occupational and physical therapy for the elderly that makes use of motivational therapy, which takes this exact question into account. The results were definitive in their answer:…

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Wearable Products to Help Medical Conditions and Shorten Short Term Rehabilitation Time

wearable products for short term rehabilitation

The Florida International Medical Expo is the largest medical innovation convention in America, with exhibitors from 40 countries showing their latest medical innovations in over 1,200 exhibit booths. These innovations cover every type of ground and help people with disease or overcoming illness shorten their recovery time and their short term rehabilitation. Innovation everywhere Many…

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Stem Cell therapy as a Part of a Stroke Recovery Program

Stem cells for stroke recovery

Stem cells have become an important part of many rehabilitation programs, as they can repair damage to cells in multiple areas of the body. Scientists are investigating their use in stroke recovery as well. Stroke can be deadly Stroke is the second-leading cause of death in the United States. In addition to the fatalities, about…

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Five Mistakes People Make After a Total Knee Replacement

Total Knee Replacement

Once someone gets his shiny, new total knee replacement, he may feel on top of the world and forget that he can’t just bounce straight into his regularly scheduled life. It takes time to recover, and a strict rehabilitation protocol. The recovery timeline is different for every person, and could take several months or more.…

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