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How Cardiac Rehab and Pulmonary Physical Therapy Combine to Help You Recover From Surgery

How Cardiac Rehab and Pulmonary Physical Therapy Combine to Help You Recover From Surgery February marks the start of American Heart Month! There’s no better time to learn about cardiac surgery and proper recovery methods. Specifically, cardiopulmonary physical therapy interventions play a key role in your recovery from a recent heart or lung surgery. This…

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Your Guide to Hip Replacement: Surgery, Physical Therapy, and Recovery

Your Guide to Hip Replacement: Surgery, Physical Therapy, and Recovery Over 300,000 people in the United States undergo full hip replacement surgery every year. An anterior, lateral, or total hip replacement involves the removal of the diseased or damaged part of the joint. During replacement surgery, surgeons insert new and functional artificial parts. Ultimately, the…

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Outpatient Orthopedic Rehabilitation: Most Common Questions

Outpatient Orthopedic Rehabilitation: Most Common Questions Outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation involves rehab during set appointment times. Unlike inpatient care, you get to stay at home and, for the most part, go about your regular life. You attend ortho rehab appointments through a clinic, a rehab center, or a hospital. But, unlike inpatient rehabilitation, you don’t have…

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Is Physical Therapy Part of Your Breast Cancer Recovery Plan? Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Is Physical Therapy Part of Your Breast Cancer Recovery Plan? Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What is It? October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s the perfect time to raise awareness and spread the word about early detection and available resources for people fighting the disease. Before breast cancer recovery is possible, patients…

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Important Tips and Tricks Regarding your Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Important Tips and Tricks Regarding your Total Knee Replacement Surgery This blog about total knee replacement surgery recovery was written by the Rehabilitation Department at Hospital for Special Surgery   Total knee replacements are common with more than 600,000 procedures performed each year in the United States. Hospitals and doctors are great about educating patients…