Orthopedic Rehab

Weight Training: A Workout That Works for Seniors

Healthy Aging | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

We’ve heard about the importance of exercise for adults and children. But what about the elderly? Studies show that cardiovascular exercise and weight training can help prevent disease, improve cognitive function, reduce fall risk, and boost social interaction for seniors, too. What’s the best way to get started? We consulted Ailinh Tu, Rehabilitation Manager at…

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The Witherell Welcomes Dr. Laura Gruber to our Medical Team

About Us | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

We’re pleased to herald the arrival of Dr. Laura Gruber, a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist (physiatrist), to our medical team. Dr. Gruber specializes in helping patients minimize pain while maximizing function and independence after injury or surgery. Dr. Gruber is affiliated with National Health Rehabilitation, a national organization of physiatrists, and takes over for…

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New Programs Help Reduce Hospital Stays and Re-Admissions

Leadership | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

Caring for the elderly presents unique challenges, and keeping our residents out of the hospital, or from being re-admitted after a hospital stay, is our top priority. Recently, we implemented two innovative programs that are already helping us achieve our goal. One is a new Falls Reduction Program and the other is a Respiratory Education…

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Witherell at Home Proves to be Just What the Doctor Ordered

Cardiac Rehab | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

You’ve completed short-term rehabilitation for surgery or an injury, and now it’s time to go home. But, if you’re like most, you could use support while you’re on the mend. Though you’re feeling better, things like meal preparation, light housekeeping, grooming, or transportation could be a challenge. We’ve got a plan for that. Last April,…

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The Nathaniel Witherell Short-Term Rehabilitation Facility Hailed by U.S. News & World Report

About Us | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

For Greenwich residents, The Nathaniel Witherell’s short-term rehabilitation services are a “Town jewel.” But now that The Nathaniel Witherell has received one of the new and coveted short-stay rehab ratings from U.S. News & World Report, residents across Connecticut will become aware of the high-quality care, top staff, and positive patient outcomes for which the…

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