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Strokes Among Young Adults Are Increasing

Stroke PreventionWhen one envisions the typical person who has had a stroke, usually an image of an older adult comes to mind. But strokes affect all ages, from children to senior citizens. In fact, approximately 15 percent of patients who experience a stroke are 55 or younger.

Insist on the Best Inpatient Rehabilitation

If you or a family member is recovering from an injury or illness – such as a stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury or multi-trauma – you deserve the best inpatient rehabilitation available to return to the people and activities you love more quickly and with more function and independence.

A Win for Medicare Beneficiaries: Maintenance Therapy Cannot Be Denied

Physical TherapyIt’s not a secret that skilled therapy, under the guidance of a licensed therapist, is helpful to maintain function, increase strength and prevent regression/deterioration. Yet for decades, Medicare beneficiaries have been denied care based upon their condition being deemed “unlikely to improve.”

What You Need To Know About Therapy Caps

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network (GSRN) is committed to providing outstanding care and advocating on behalf of our patients’ rehabilitation needs. You may have heard about the limitations on outpatient therapy that were implemented by Medicare (CMS) on October 1, 2012. Some older adults may be putting off physical rehabilitation for fear that they will be financially responsible for the cost due to the new limitations.

Short-Term Rehabilitation: You Have a Choice

You may have noticed that the region has many billboards and other advertisements that promote “short-term rehabilitation.” What the advertisements don’t tell you is that you have a choice when it comes to picking your rehabilitation provider.

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