Primary Home Care (PHC) – Personal Assistance Services (PAS)

Introduction Human beings are blessed with countless feelings and emotions. From amongst us, children and the elderly are blessed with those emotions that they express freely, and want others to respond according to their emotions and feelings too. The young adults and older adults have feelings too, but sadly, we are living in such a […]

Fall Prevention

What is fall prevention? Fall prevention is a program designed to decrease the number of fall injuries, especially in the elderly population in which it is one of the most common causes of injury. An approximate of 646000 people die due to fall accidents yearly and more than 3 million elderly present in the emergency […]

Home Health Aide

Home health aides are part of a healthcare team and assist people with disabilities, age-related problems, chronic ailments, and cognitive impairments who are confined to their homes. Home health aides work usually under the supervision of a registered nurse or other medical professionals. They are responsible for taking care of the patient’s needs and for […]

Vestibular rehabilitation therapy

What is Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy? Vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) is a specialized form of physical therapy designed to alleviate complaints that arise in a wide variety of balance disorders. Balance disorders are related to the vestibular system of the body, responsible for the maintenance of balance and body posture. This exercise-based program aims to reduce […]

Physical therapy

What is physical therapy? Physical therapy or physiotherapy is among the many allied health professions that focus on the diseases and/or injuries that limit a person’s movement and ability to perform functional activities in their daily lives. It assesses and improves the physical functions of the patient through history, physical examination, intervention, rehabilitation, and education. […]

Occupational therapy

What is occupational therapy? Occupational therapy is a domain of allied health care that evaluates and intervenes to assist individuals suffering from conditions that hinder their performance of productive activities. These include the activities of daily life, self-care, leisure activities, and activities contributed as an active member of society. It provides support to individuals tackling […]

Skilled nursing

What is skilled nursing? Skilled nursing is the provision of expert medical care by licensed and registered nurses towards the care or treatment of patients. These services can be short term for rehabilitation or postoperative patients or extend over a longer period of time in cases of chronic illnesses or geriatric care. Skilled nurses are […]

Speech Therapy

What is speech therapy? Speech therapy is used to assess and treat language and speech disorders in children and speech impairments in adults caused by brain injury or stroke. Speech-language pathology is practiced by speech-language pathologists, also known as speech therapists SLP’s evaluate, diagnose and treat speech disorders, language disorders, voice disorders, and swallowing disorders. […]

Post-surgical Spine Rehabilitation

Some of the traditional spine surgery procedures are laminectomy, diskectomy, foraminotomy, and spinal fusion. Laminectomy is the procedure used to remove two small bones that make up a vertebra or to take the pressure off the nerves. Diskectomy is a surgery to remove all or part of your disc. Foraminotomy is a surgery to enlarge […]