Our Lady of Mercy Life Center in Guilderland next week will become the first non-hospital rehab center in the Capital Region to offer on-site peritoneal dialysis to patients with kidney disease. The service will begin on Tuesday, May 15. [...]
Colleagues at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital collaborated on a fall reduction study published in the March/April 2018 issue of Rehabilitation Nursing Journal. The team implemented a video monitoring system, aimed at reducing patient falls. [...]
Sitting without interruption for an extended time may pose a bigger problem to our hips, lower back, and neck than you may think. SPHP Physical therapist Aliza Stack offers tips for reducing muscle inflexibility and preventing pain associated with long hours of sitting at the office. [...]
It wasn’t that long ago the term “Breast Cancer Survivor” was reserved only for women who were fortunate enough to receive a status of remission from their oncologist. Today, the cancer care community believes that “survivorship” begins at diagnosis. [...]
Board-eligible in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Sonagere will practice physiatry.
With advancements in healthy living and medical technology, more patients are surviving cancer and returning to active, productive lives. Research shows that patients who participate in a prehabilitation, rehabilitation and surveillance program have better treatment outcomes. [...]