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Is Knee Replacement Surgery Right For You?
Each year, knee pain keeps thousands of active Americans from enjoying the life they wish to lead. For those who have tried various treatment plans without relief, knee replacement surgery has become an increasingly popular solution.
Recognizing Stroke Symptoms
A cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is commonly referred to as a stroke. It occurs when there is an interruption in normal blood supply to the brain.
Arthritis: Common Types and Treatments
The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease resulting from the gradual wearing away of the protective cartilage found at the end of bones. This loss of cartilage causes bones to rub together, damaging surrounding muscles and nerves and making movement of the joint difficult.
Spirited Joette Kelly continues on her road to recovery
Joette Kelly, 55, is a woman full of spirit. She is one who rolls with the punches, even when the punches unexpectedly paralyzed her from the waist down. On June 23, Joette was baking a cake in preparation for a trip to the lake when she began experiencing lower back pain.
Measel and other chaplains help bring comfort to patients
Patients going through their recovery process at the Rehabilitation Hospital usually need more than just their bodies healed. That’s where Chaplain Marty Measel, a student at Concordia Theological Seminary, comes in.
Benefits of Water Exercise
The benefits of water rehabilitation are well known. Rehab patients who have suffered strokes, endured sports injuries or experienced major traumas, not to mention those who have undergone elective surgery, may all benefit from the unique properties of water buoyancy.
Tips to Brighten Your Loved One's Day
Injury and illness can be debilitating not only physically, but also emotionally. Often recovery and progress coincide with hope and a positive attitude. When a loved one is facing health issues, it’s important to keep his or her spirits up. Here are a few tips to help you brighten your loved one's day.