Posts in June 2014

Thank You Letter From a Grateful Rehab Patient

Orthopedic Rehab | 0 comments | by supermaster

Recent letter sent to Allen Brown,  Witherell’s executive director, from Lorraine C. Scarpa, Ph.D., Greenwich, CT: June 5, 2014 Dear Allen, Please forgive the delay in writing to you about my truly superb experience at the Witherell after my total knee replacement on April 28. You were totally and unselfishly kind to have been with…

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What to Expect After Complete Knee Replacement Surgery

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  Do you have a stiff, painful knee that makes it difficult to perform even the simplest of activities? Are physical therapy and other treatments no longer working? If so, it may be time for you to move ahead with total knee replacement surgery, then follow it up with short-term rehab. “At Nathaniel Witherell, our…

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Regaining Mobility After Orthopedic Surgery

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One of the most important things you can do after hip, knee, or shoulder surgery is to commit to a robust, daily physical therapy program. Recovering flexibility, mobility, and strength takes time and effort, but the results are well worth it. The object is for you to engage in many of the activities you once…

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You’re Admitted for Cardiac Rehab. Now What? What to Expect from Your Treatment Program, Part II

Cardiac Rehab | 0 comments | by supermaster

Heart failure of any kind is a life-changing event. But even if you’ve had a heart attack or cardiac surgery, you can return to a full and active lifestyle. A supervised rehabilitation program customized to your individual needs can reduce your risk factors and enhance your heart health for life. Nathaniel Witherell’s team of rehabilitation…

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Put Your Heart Into It: What is Cardiac Rehab? Part I

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When your heart fails, what saves your life might be a heart transplant, valve replacement, or other critical procedure. But what improves your quality of life may be what follows: a cardiac rehabilitation program and individualized treatment plan designed to build up your strength, endurance, and independence. The Nathaniel Witherell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center has…

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