Restore Newsletter

Restore Newsletter

Feeding Program

Eating Is a Basic Need

Yes, eating is a basic need, but approximately 25 percent of children have some form of feeding disorder. This number increases to 80 percent in developmentally delayed children. Improper early nutrition can present as growth issues, failure to thrive and susceptibility to chronic...
Vent Weaning

Post-Acute Care Ventilator Weaning Takes a Team

Due to the matrix of caregivers involved in successful liberation from the ventilator and continued ventilatory rehabilitation, it is necessary to identify and agree on clinical pathways to maximize respiratory rehabilitation and...
Kinesio Taping

Kinesio Taping® Benefits Non-Athletes, Too

The use of the Kinesio Taping® Method is increasing with professional and collegiate athletes. Professional tennis player Serena Williams, for example, has used it, and the taping technique gained popularity during the 2008 Olympic...
back pain

Physiatry Progressions: PM&R as First Step for Back Pain

Lower back pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint. It affects up to 30 percent of all Americans at any time and 85 percent of individuals at least once in their lives.  Chronic back pain can have a...
Robotic Rehabilitation Technology

The Next Step in Robotic Rehabilitation Technology

Since the 1990s, the robotic engineering field has grown exponentially. Originally developed for military purposes, wearable robotic exoskeletons previously designed to augment their user’s strength and mobility now offer...
After the Acute Hospital ICU

After the Acute Hospital ICU: Caring for the Complex Medical Patient

In the intensive care unit, clinical care is managed on a minute-to-minute basis during the most acute phase of illness and/or injury. Yet for many patients, the acute period of an illness is only the...
NICU Transitions

Inpatient Rehabilitation for NICU Graduates

After receiving the high level care of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), newborns with medically complex conditions can benefit from inpatient rehabilitation as part of a successful transition home.
 
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Interactive Metronome

Interactive Metronome Improves Neurological Limitations

We all witness patients with neurological conditions facing the difficulty and frustration of completing simple, everyday tasks such as walking, talking, picking up objects or following instructions – limitations...

Headache

Treating Persistent Headaches

Persistent headaches often present a challenge for clinicians to manage. Headaches that occur on a daily or near daily basis for 15 days or more a month are painful and debilitating for patients. This is particularly true of headaches of...