FAIRFIELD POST-ACUTE REHAB BLOG

8 Simple Ways to Discuss Long-Term Health Care

April 4, 2017

Some conversations are harder than others. Discussing the need to plan for long term care with loved ones isn’t exactly easy and can be quite awkward, but Maria Shriver and some of America’s most beloved and recognizable faces — Rob Lowe, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Zach Quinto, Angela Bassett and Jim Nantz — have come together to […]

Health and Wellness: Things patients should never do

April 5, 2017

When help is needed, who do you call? Your mom? Maybe you pose your question in a Facebook post or tweet? In this fast-paced, ever-changing world, it’s nice to know there are people you can rely on when you need help and guidance. “A family medicine doctor is one who does a little bit of everything,” […]

Advances in orthopedic rehab mean quicker recovery period

April 4, 2017

Think you’re going to stay a week in the hospital after a joint replacement? Those days are gone. Instead, they have been replaced with advancements in care that have transformed the experience both in the hospital and at home. With a new focus on “rapid recovery protocols,” doctors treat people recovering from orthopedic surgery as […]

Do you suffer from ganglion cysts?

April 4, 2017

Rebecca had experienced tingling in her hand before. This time, the tingling was accompanied by a rather large lump on the top of her wrist. As the pain increased, she decided it was time to see a doctor. The lump on her wrist was diagnosed as a ganglion cyst. “It’s a common problem,” said Dr. […]

Five reasons why yoga is the greatest thing since sliced bread

April 4, 2017

Yoga is known for its great spiritual and emotional health benefits, but yoga also has many physical benefits. Yoga: an ancient art of learning to form your body, mind, and spirit into one. Life Hack says yoga “is designed to help achieve a more positive outlook on life and a focused, permanent sense of serenity […]