Every person or organization that accesses, requests or receives medical records needs to be aware of the laws surrounding confidently and protection of medical records. Federal law is updated periodically and includes information on what must be done to comply with the law.
In the field of Life Care Planning, ...Read More
Low vision is vision loss that is permanent and cannot be corrected with medical or surgical intervention or conventional prescription eyeglasses. Devices are available to assist persons with low vision to live as independently as possible, keep up with their activities and social life.
Vision rehabilitation therapy is beneficial to people ...Read More
The International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP) Annual Conference is taking place November 12-13 virtually. The conference will offer sessions that go beyond the broad spectrum into the fine detail of the expert’s methodology, introduce new ideas and skills for rehabilitation and life care planning professionals, and create opinions based ...Read More
Chronic back pain can affect day-to-day functioning during work or to just being able to sleep, let alone enjoying daily activities. Conservative treatment for back injuries and pain can include medications, exercise, physical therapy, massage, etc. However, when this type of pain management fails to achieve progress and improvement, more ...Read More
Typical pain reduction strategies are often ineffective for a lot of people with sciatica, however, nerve flossing combined with traditional physical therapy may be the option that helps.
Nerve flossing, also known as neural gliding, nerve gliding, or nerve mobilization, is various exercises that are designed to mobilize and stretch ...Read More
Whiplash is a term often used to describe a type of soft tissue injury to the neck, a sprain, or strain. It occurs usually due to injuries that are characterized by a sudden extension and flexion motion of the neck, this causing injury to the ligaments and muscles in the ...Read More
Nary, Young, and Renault developed a 31-page pdf titled “Making Homes Visitable: A Guide for Wheelchair Users and Hosts”, which details the importance of considering ways to make homes visitable for those with mobility limitations, such as those who use walkers, wheelchairs, scooters, etc.
The pdf discusses what a visitable ...Read More
Dawn Cook’s article “Replacement Intervals in Life Care Planning” was recently published in the Fall 2020 issue of the Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning (AANCLP). The AANCLP has been providing peer-reviewed excellence in life care planning since 2006.
This article details how to determine replacement intervals for ...Read More
Acupuncture is considered an alternative medicine treatment or therapy and it involves small needles being inserted, by a professionally trained acupuncturist, into the skin. The needles are inserted where a patient is reporting pain, such as neck or back pain and the insertion is usually painless.
The initial acupuncture session, ...Read More