Choosing Your Next Level of Care

Many times after a serious injury or illness, the need for additional 24-hour medical assistance is needed to help a person heal, properly rehabilitate and ensure that he or she is in stable condition before returning home. What most people don’t know is that there are different options when choosing a continued care provider after your primary acute hospital stay. Each organization can vary by the length of stay, therapy intensity and type of medical

How Can a Rehabilitation Hospital Help You and Your Family?

Deciding on care for a loved one with serious medical conditions can be confusing. In south central Pennsylvania, rehabilitation hospitals offer patients opportunities to move toward wellness and independence. An inpatient rehabilitation hospital provides physical medicine as well as rehabilitation programs and services. These hospitals offer advanced treatment tailored to each patient’s goals. Patients who may benefit from this type of care include those with some of the following conditions: • Fractures, joint replacements, musculoskeletal

Rebuilding With Rehabilitation

When recovering from illness or injury, it’s critically important to find a comprehensive program to get patients back to normal activities, says Erasmus Morfe, DO, medical director. “When somebody has a brain injury, for example, it can be difficult to do things we take for granted.” Generally speaking, rehab focuses on three areas: Physical: walking safely and maintaining balance Speech: improving cognition and making sure patients are swallowing properly Occupational: performing daily activities, such as