NEWS AND EVENTS

How Exercise Helps Patients with COPD

By Tara | November 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, commonly referred to as COPD, is a group of progressive lung diseases. The most common are emphysema and chronic bronchitis. There is no cure for COPD, but COPD rehabilitation helps a patient improve his quality of life. One of the primary components of COPD rehab is exercise.   Exercise and COPD Ironically,…

Alzheimer’s Awareness

By Tara | November 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

  November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness month.  Alzheimer’s is ranked as the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. with an estimated 5.8 million people living with the disease. It’s a household name.   But what exactly is Alzheimer’s disease?   Alzheimer’s was first discovered by clinical psychiatrist, Dr. Alois Alzheimer in 1906. He…

Honoring Veteran’s Day

By Chelsey | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

On this Veteran’s Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have scarified so much that we can live free.  

National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

By Chelsey | November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The month of November is known as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. President Ronald Reagan made that designation in 1983 and it is something that is still recognized today. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, at that time there were less than two million people with the disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that leads to memory,…

State of the Art Therapy Equipment Makes a Difference for Rehab Patients

By Judah | November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a hospital stay, a patient may be anxious to get better and return home. A hospital stay can come as a shock, and a patient may need to get used to making enormous changes in his life. While most short term rehab facilities offer a similar array of therapies and services to assist patients…

Wound Care Rehabilitation for Martorell Ulcer

By Judah | October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
Wound care rehabilitation

Martorell ulcer is a rare, although probably underdiagnosed type of ulcer. Proper wound care rehabilitation techniques are needed to apply appropriate healing measures. What is Martorell Ulcer? Diagnosis of this wound is important in order to get life-saving treatment, so if someone who know has a chronic wound, it might be Martorell. Someone may have…

Stroke Rehabilitation – World Stroke Day

By Judah | October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
Photo by Christian Bowen on Unsplash

Today, October 29, is World Stroke Day, and at Hudson View Center for Rehabilitation in Bergen County, New Jersey, we want to go over some of the basics that everyone should know about stroke prevention and stroke rehabilitation. What is a stroke? A stroke is when something disrupts the brain’s blood supply. There could be…

Will Wound Care Rehabilitation Be Getting More Advanced Anytime Soon?

By Judah | October 25, 2019 | 0 Comments
band aid

Wound care rehabilitation can be an arduous process, considering that many people who undergo it have chronic wounds, which means they never really heal. Even ones that do can take a very long time. Researchers are always working on new methods of wound care rehabilitation to improve the process, make it quicker, and help heal…

Therapeutic Recreation for People With Disabilities

By Judah | October 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
Man holding bike

A physical disability no longer means the end of physical activity. There are many types of therapeutic recreation for people who have all types of physical disabilities so they can continue to enjoy all that life has to offer while strengthening their bodies. Physical disabilities can’t stop you When someone develops a physical disability, life…

Is Aquatic Therapy the New State of the Art Therapy for Rehab?

By Judah | October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Pool for state of the art aquatic therapy

Rehabilitation experts are always on the lookout for the newest and best state of the art therapy to help patients recover. People in the know are touting the amazing benefits of aquatic therapy, and it may be coming to facilities across the U.S. What is aquatic therapy? Aquatic therapy is the use of a water-based…