Monthly Archives: May 2011

PATIENT DEMOGRAPHIC BLOG (PART TWO): THE RESULTS

 PATIENT DEMOGRAPHIC BLOG (PART TWO):  THE RESULTS 77 % of Respondents treated residents in the survey period, between the ages of 20 and 60.  Part One Survey Questions & Answers:   1.      Have you treated a patient/resident in one of … Continue reading

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Patient Demographic Blog, Part 1

Residents under the age of 60 are a growing population in Long Term Care (LTC) facilities around the country and healthcare professionals are interested in how Therapy is going about treating this demographic.  We attempted to complete online research regarding … Continue reading

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Post-operative Considerations for Patients Status-post Hip Surgery

PART TWO (REHAB CONSIDERATIONS):                 Rehab following hip surgery should include maintaining the positional “hip precautions” during all activities, as well as several other considerations.  Most patients are placed on a weight-bearing as tolerated (WBAT) status following surgery.  Although the status … Continue reading

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