Rehab & Therapy Articles


Does Bed Elevation Help in Controlling Acid Reflux?

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

We all know someone who may suffer from acid reflux or heartburn, but when it interferes with a great night sleep it now has the potential to start affecting us during the daytime which can lead to poor performances at work and even drowsiness behind the wheel of a car. With research into medications for acid reflux pointing to negative effects of long-term use.

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Support for Caregivers: Preventing Caregiver Burnout and Stress

Posted on May 18, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Caring for another person is not only a stressful job, but can lead to unwanted physical and mental symptoms for the caregiver themselves. What is caregiver burnout? Caregiver burnout (a.k.a. caregiver stress or syndrome) is a term used by many healthcare professionals to describe a stressful job that can lead to physical and mental fatigue but is not listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

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Going to the Beach or Swimming Pool This Summer? Check Out These 18 Beach Trip Hacks!

Posted on Apr 23, 2018 by Hunaid Germanwala

Trips to the beaches, swimming pools, and water parks can be immense fun, especially in summers. Not only it helps beat the summer heat but also presents an opportunity to make priceless memories with friends and family.

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Posted in Swimwear Gift Ideas Rehab & Therapy

How to Treat Frozen Shoulder

Posted on Apr 20, 2018 by Hunaid Germanwala

Frozen shoulder is more likely to occur in people who have diabetes or had prolonged immobility or reduced mobility of the shoulder for a long period, such as after surgery, stroke or an arm injury.

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Posted in Arm and Shoulder Frozen Shoulder

Orthotic Insoles to Pamper Your Feet and Correct Foot Disorders

Posted on Apr 04, 2018 by Swati Chadha

Orthotic insoles or shoe inserts are placed inside the shoes to correct/prevent foot disorders, provide better support and increased foot comfort. Pain in the knee joints and back could be due to misalignment or lack of stability in the foot region which also leads to a poor posture.

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Posted in FootCare Insoles

Early Injury Treatment-Patient Care Questions Answered

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Minor injuries can escalate into major problems if the initial, early injury treatment is botched or done incorrectly. There is nothing simple about first aid and the ability to heal properly can be hampered if the proper techniques are not followed or ignored.

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Posted in Hot And Cold Therapy Wound Care

Taping and Strapping for Sports Injuries

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Getting back into whatever sport you enjoy after injury requires a combination of rest and therapy to overcome your ailment. Trainers and athletes understand that fully recovering from any sports injury minimizes the risk of re-injury upon return to action.

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Posted in Taping Techniques

Medical Conditions and Their Treatments with Electrotherapy

Posted on Mar 13, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

The use of electrical impulses during physiotherapy treatment can have a multitude of applications. While it sounds scary, electrotherapy has a multitude of uses.

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Posted in Electrotherapy

Knee Brace - Pain Relief and Protection all in One!

Posted on Jan 22, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Knee is the most supportive part of the body and is known to take up to 80% of the body weight. Since it supports maximum of the body weight, it is at a high risk of getting injured due to sports and other vigorous activities.

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Posted in Knee Supports

Brave the Cold: How to Get Through the Winter

Posted on Jan 08, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

The cold, dark months of winter create their own set of problems for those who may rely on respiratory and mobility aids such as wheelchairs & CPAP machines. HPFY offers solutions to these unique winter problems.

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