Category: Rehabilitation

Your First 48 Hours in Post-Hospital Rehabilitation

You’re about to leave the hospital, headed for a post-hospital rehab facility as the next step in your recovery. Your doctor has signed off on your release, the flowers and cards from well wishers are all packed up and you’re ready to go. But you may be feeling nervous or even overwhelmed—how do you know… Read more »

My Spouse Is in Post-Hospital Rehab. Now What?

You’ve successfully gotten your spouse through their surgery and have helped them make the transition to an inpatient post-hospital rehabilitation center for their recovery. Do you know what’s coming next? Here’s what you can expect during their stay at the rehab center and the transition home, as well as tips and advice to make the… Read more »

The Importance of Continuing Therapy at Home

Everyone who receives services from an inpatient rehabilitation center leaves with a discharge plan in place that outlines any necessary follow-up care. This plan often includes therapy exercises to be completed at home. It might be tempting to ease up on your exercises and go back to your normal routine once you’re back in the comfort of… Read more »

Ask the Expert: What Are Some Examples of Therapy Exercises?

Dear Jeremy, My husband was recently hospitalized for a bad case of pneumonia. He’s recovering but he’s going to need rehabilitation after he leaves the hospital to get back on his feet. He’s a little nervous because he has no idea what to expect. Can you give me some examples of therapy exercises? I think… Read more »

How To Meal Prep Before Planned Surgery

Meal prepping is one of the best things you can do to prepare for a planned surgery like a knee replacement or cardiovascular surgery. It’s an easy way to make the transition home from the hospital or post-hospital rehab center a little smoother. If you or a loved one will be having surgery soon, here are some… Read more »

Quick and Easy Recipes You’ll Love Post-Rehab

You’ve had surgery, you’ve successfully completed post-hospital rehab and now you’re heading home. What are you planning on making for dinner? Returning home means returning to your normal routine. If you’ll be cooking for yourself, or if you have someone cooking for you after rehab, give these easy and healthy recipes a try. We’ve also thrown in… Read more »

Ask the Expert: Types of Post-Hospital Therapy for Seniors

Dear Kelly, About a week ago, my 74-year-old mom had a stroke. None of us were prepared for something like this, and now we’re scrambling to take care of her as best we can. The stroke wasn’t a severe one and she’s doing well, but she is having some speech issues and difficulty balancing. Her… Read more »

All Better! Now What? Post Rehab Tips for Your Parent

You’ve been through the hospitalization process and the transition to rehab with your loved one. You’ve helped your parent navigate their recovery journey, and now they’re back on their feet and ready to return home. So now what? What Comes After Senior Living Rehab? If you’re wondering what comes after your parent is discharged from… Read more »

Post-Hospital Rehabilitation Care Center Checklist

Selecting a post-hospital rehabilitation center is an important decision. We believe MacIntosh rehabilitation centers are superior, and we invite you to compare us with other central Ohio rehab centers. Tour a MacIntosh center and two other centers using the below selection criteria to assist in making a decision. 2 = Excellent 1 = Acceptable 0… Read more »

Diabetes: How It Affects Rehab

If you’re a person with Type 2 diabetes, you’re probably already aware that you will always experience medical complications. That risk is heightened if you’re older, overweight or in poor health. What can you expect from post-surgical rehab? Even if your blood sugar was under control when you went in for surgery, it may well not… Read more »