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15 12, 2017

Nursing Care after Surgery – A Step towards Speedy Recovery

2017-12-15T01:54:08+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Rehab|0 Comments

Nursing Care after Surgery - A Step towards Speedy Recovery Nursing care after surgery becomes a necessity for many people. The challenges they have to face post op are somewhat reduced by the help of the best possible nursing care they can get. Patients are in need of medical assistance and only highly-professional nurses are trained to deal with their needs. Nursing Care after Surgery Our team of qualified nurses at Fairview Rehab is proficient in dealing with patients who have chronic illnesses and physical disabilities. Nurses provide post-surgery [...]

31 10, 2017

Speech Therapy Activities for the Elderly in Queens, NY

2017-10-31T16:30:48+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Speech Therapy|0 Comments

For patients experiencing cognitive and oral challenges, our team at Fairview Rehab & Nursing Home in Forest Hill, NY, has designed special programs. The team works dedicatedly to diagnose and treat patient and to help them on their journey to recovery, through speech therapy activities. Even though the patients might face challenges along the way, our team makes sure to keep the things positive. Many of the patients who come looking for help are either treated for the following conditions; Cancer Stroke Dementia Brain Injuries Parkinson’s disease Other neurological diseases Speech [...]

26 09, 2017

Stiff Muscles – What to do?

2017-09-26T05:09:57+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Physical Therapy|0 Comments

At some point in life, we all have to experience the pain of stiff muscles. The condition can be recognized by tight muscles and difficulty in ­­­­­movement. Muscle cramps and pains are also some of the effects of this condition. Children are more likely to suffer from this when they get sports injuries. In the elderly however, there can be several reasons for this condition. Most of the times, muscle stiffness goes away on its own, with regular sessions of exercise and stretching. Although you can get quick relief from [...]

18 09, 2017

How can Rehabilitation Help After Spinal Cord Injury?

2017-09-18T04:34:15+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Rehab|0 Comments

Spinal cord injury is the most devastating orthopedic ordeal anyone can go through; it can bring about drastic changes in a person’s life. Spinal rehabilitation can play a significant role in prolonging the life of such individuals and for the lucky ones; it’s a means of getting back their former lives. Spinal cord injury can lead to disabilities, depending on their nature. One moment you’re a healthy, outgoing person and the next moment, your whole life changes. Causes of Spinal Cord Injury Falls A tumble down a flight of stairs [...]

28 08, 2017

Benefits of Physical Therapy for Pain Relief In The Elderly

2017-08-28T15:33:09+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Although all rehabilitation centers offer medical services to ensure that the patients can get back their life of independence, there are times when health practitioners want to deviate from the original medication and try something that’s also worthwhile; physical therapy. Unfortunately though, most seniors have some qualms about the benefits of physical therapy for pain relief. Benefits of Physical Therapy The main goal of physical therapy is to increase mobility, restore the person’s functionality and to reduce pain. For seniors, it’s an effective alternative to traditional medicine. Contrary [...]

27 07, 2017

Leisure for seniors – Jewelry making classes

2017-07-30T01:57:11+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Rehab|0 Comments

Leisure for seniors can be a boring experience if they don’t indulge in some fun activities. Finding a right hobby for them gives them so much pleasure and enjoyment. With ample free time on their hands, Fairview residents can choose to engage themselves by taking a variety of classes. And the public favorite activity is jewelry making classes. Jewelry making classes are one of the new types of arts activities that have become more popular recently. Some call it as jewelry therapy. Fairview holds these classes regularly and the residents [...]

24 07, 2017

The Strongest Link – Social Workers

2017-07-24T00:43:30+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Rehab, Social Services|0 Comments

The social workers at Fairview Rehab relentlessly work to care for needs of our patients.  Our main focus is on rehabilitation of the elderly and to take care of all their needs. The days are hectic and the nights are long, but the whole team, especially the social workers relentlessly work to make this possible. The staff and therapists all play their part in making the elderly feel welcome and to help their families along the way. And a big part of this responsibility falls on the shoulders of the [...]

17 07, 2017

Outpatient Services in Forest Hills

2017-07-17T17:44:43+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Rehab|0 Comments

Contrary to the belief, outpatient services in Forest Hills are not hard to find. When the time comes to get the best service, Fairview has the solution. We have the expertise and resources to improve the quality of our patients’ life through occupational, physical and speech therapies. And now you can get them all under the same roof, conveniently located in an area near you. The fact that many people after being discharged from Fairview nursing home continue to come for outpatient rehab services provides ample proof for why you [...]

10 07, 2017

Being Nursed Back to Health…and Life – Patient Story

2017-07-10T19:05:16+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Rehab|0 Comments

After experiencing two strokes and an extremely bad case of pneumonia, I knew my time left in this world was limited. And no matter what age you are, you are never truly prepared to deal with this realization. My name is Irene Mentel and this is my story of how Fairview has singlehandedly been the best thing that has happened to me in my old age. I first came to Fairview place after having my first stroke. While I was admitted here I got the unfortunate news that [...]

3 07, 2017

Physical Therapists: How effective are they?

2017-07-03T19:21:16+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Rehab|0 Comments

Are you in the process of selecting a physical therapists for your senior? Go through this post to be more aware of the selection criteria. There are several health conditions which can make moving about extremely challenging for seniors. To help with this, several nursing homes offer services of physical therapy in Forest Hills, Queens, NY. How effective physical therapy is largely depend upon the physical therapists who supervise these physical exercises meant to restore your bodily movements to their optimal level. Studies are in accordance with this fact. People with [...]