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Posts Tagged ‘rehabilitation services’

Study Takes a Look at Cognitive Intervention For Fear of Falling

It’s common for nursing facility residents on the mend from a hip fracture to have a fear of falling (FOF) again.  This understandable fear can slow their recovery. According to researchers, despite advances in rehabilitation services provided in acute care and post-acute facilities to hip fracture patients, long-term functional recovery after this event remains limited.…

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Despite Benefits, Stroke Patients Receive Vastly Different Amounts of Physical Therapy

Medicare beneficiaries, recovering from strokes, receive vastly different amounts of physical and occupational therapy during their hospital stays despite evidence that such rehabilitation is strongly associated with positive health outcomes, finds a newly released study by at Providence, Rhode Island-based Brown University.  The data also suggests that patients who receive more physical therapy (PT) are less…

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