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How the Mind-Body Connection Supports Short Term Rehab Success

For patients receiving short term rehabilitation services, the mind-body connection emerges as a powerful force, intertwining mental and physical well-being to support overall healing. Recognizing this intricate link is essential in rehabilitation, where patients are on an often challenging journey to restore their health and functionality. By harnessing this connection through mindful practices and holistic […]

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Amputee Rehabilitation and the Power of Prosthetic Training

Losing a limb can be a life-altering experience that impacts both physical and emotional well-being. At the Methodist Home, we understand the challenges faced by amputees and offer specialized rehabilitation programs to help them recover and adjust to their new reality. Our amputee rehabilitation program takes a holistic approach, addressing both the physical and emotional

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Communication between Patients, Families, and Healthcare Providers During Short Term Rehab

Effective communication plays a crucial role in achieving positive outcomes and ensuring patient satisfaction and success during their short term rehab stay. Ensuring that communication flows smoothly is a powerful way to enhance the overall experience for patients, families, and healthcare providers while forming a foundation of understanding, trust, and collaboration during each patient’s short

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Receive Multiple Services within One Skilled Nursing Facility

Each short term patient’s needs during a skilled nursing facility rehab stay are different, but one thing they all have in common is the need for multiple services and providers to help them regain the strength and independence they need to return home. Short stay rehab patients who recover at the Methodist Home appreciate the

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The Role of Family During a Short Term Rehab Stay

Short term rehab is a common treatment for patients recovering from injury, illness, or surgery. The role of family during short term rehab plays a crucial role in providing emotional support, communication, physical assistance, and advocacy during this time. The role of family during a patient’s short term rehab stay can help patients recover more

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The Benefits of Outdoor Activities for Short Term Rehab Patients

Outdoor activities can provide a variety of benefits for short term rehab patients during their recovery process. Nature can have a positive impact on physical and mental well-being, especially when someone is healing from surgery, illness, or injury at the Methodist Home. The Importance of Physical Activity in Rehabilitation Physical activity is a fundamental component

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Reclaim Mobility with Orthopedic and Joint Replacement Rehabilitation

One of the things we love most at the Methodist Home is helping our short term patients reclaim mobility with orthopedic and joint replacement rehabilitation. We specialize in short-term and post-acute care, ensuring that each of our short term rehab patients receives the individualized help they need to regain their strength and independence. Dedicated to

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