Category Archives: rehabilitation

Lose Weight Permanently through Lifestyle Change

What action plan will you implement this year to safely achieve your weight loss goal? And how will you successfully sustain the positive lifestyle change effort to see those results last long term? The most common and desired fitness goal without a doubt is weight loss. Everyone I’ve ever talked to has a desire to keep excess weight off – feel better and be of good health. But to do it right requires more than applying a (more…)

Learn How to Advocate Your Loved Ones Medical Needs

Family Support at the Hospital is a Huge Plus     If you have a loved one in urgent care, or are now experiencing serious ill-health issues yourself, it would be wise to ensure a family member or significant other advocates on your behalf should health further deteriorate. Why?  Because a well educated, informed and/or concerned family or significant other “often” can provide valuable medical information to the treating physician.      This becomes truer if your loved (more…)

Why a Physiatrist Offers the Best Rehabilitative Course

Korean Memorial, Washington DC The practice of physiatry is approximately 50 years old.  So how is it many pain and immobility challenged patients have never heard of this medical specialty?     Good question, I guess it’s possible this specialty could be considered the gold standard of rehabilitative medical treatment.  And available to pain and immobility suffers once other medical treatment has been exhausted.     If you don’t already know about the discipline of physiatry, I (more…)