You’re scheduled for your physical therapy sessions, so now what? Here’s what you know know to set yourself up for success with pt.
Tips on How to Fix Fatigue
Fatigue can be defined as a general feeling of wariness, lack of energy, fatigue or exhaustion. It is a common complaint, not only amongst old and middle aged people, but for youngsters too. There are many causes of fatigue, and it could be as simple as putting energy into your daily life to become more active again. Let’s take a look at 5 ways that can help you effectively fix fatigue. Get moving We typically think that the best way to ward off fatigue is with a nap. Wrong! Lying in bed all day can make you feel sluggish and ill. You may also feel depressed and fuzzy, cranky and aching. This is because excess-rest brings about the opposite of what we want. Instead, physical exercise is what you need. If you don’t…
How Specialty Certification Influences Professional Practice : Journal of Nursing Administration
Certified Nurses Day (March 19) honors nurses worldwide who contribute to better patient outcomes through board certification in their specialty. In this month’s Magnet® Perspectives column, Sharon Vanairsdale, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, NP-C, CEN, program director for Emory University Hospital’s Serious...
What is Occupational Therapy?
April is National Occupational Therapy Month! So we wanted to help everyone understand what this therapy is, and how it’s different from physical therapy.
What Causes Blood Clots and Deep Vein Thrombosis?
From Miami Heat player Chris Bosh to Mirza Teletovic of the Brooklyn Nets , athletes sometimes show up in the news with blood clot conditions that are sending them off the courts and into the hospital While everyday people aren’t typically faced with the harsh training and injuries that athletes sustain, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or a blood clot deep in the veins, can happen to anyone. Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, director of Jobst Vascular Institute at ProMedica Toledo Hospital provides his expertise about the basics of DVT – from what it is to how you can prevent it. What is DVT? Deep vein thrombosis is blood clotting in the deep veins. Although it can occur in the arms, the majority of individuals who have DVT develop it in the deep veins…