Founded in 1983, RehabVisions began as a shared venture between two brothers to provide medically underserved areas with the full scope of high-quality therapy and rehab services. However, in 2001, RehabVisions expanded their reach by establishing a travel division, Cariant Health Partners, which was designed to increase patient accessibility by placing therapists on short-term assignments all over the country.
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While the evolution of current COVID variants are less likely to cause critical illness, they have still been recognized as highly contagious. In fact, studies show that nearly 53% of patients struggle with symptoms for up to 12 months after infection - a year of constant sickness that can be life-altering! So, with variants and strains like Omicron or Delta, it's very possible to see a rise in long-term COVID patients in the upcoming future.
Did you know that in 2019, the United States had about 223,135 traumatic brain injury (TBI) hospitalizations? That comes out to about 611 cases every day - and that's excluding those treated in an emergency department or who did not receive help! So, in honor of May being Stroke Awareness Month, keep reading to learn more about the symptoms of traumatic brain injuries and explore how occupational therapy can significantly help patients recover as well as regain a better quality of life.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 2.4 billion people worldwide have conditions that benefit from therapy and rehab efforts. While anyone may suddenly need help after an injury, surgery or illness, there are various treatment options that patients may want to discuss with rehabilitative physicians, specialists or nursing staff, including in-patient, outpatient and home-based therapies. Each of these three options offer unique benefits to patients, who may take part in all three therapy modalities during their healing journeys, but getting the facts about each approach can help individuals make a more informed choice for themselves or a loved one.
It's safe to say, everyone knows that a constructive feedback loop is essential for ongoing personal and professional growth, which is especially true for both patients and providers. In fact, by implementing feedback-informed treatment (FIT), an empirically-supported, structured approach to gathering as well as analyzing patient feedback, therapy and rehab providers can help improve the delivery of services such as applied behavior analysis (ABA), physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy.
Serving the cities of Rochester and Fairport, New York, Burd Physical Therapy is a private practice that provides personalized, data-driven services to patients recovering from injuries or surgery. Their fully equipped and impressively staffed locations offer a variety of specialty physical therapy programs as well as their very own fitness center!