The injuries that may have been caused by a car accident, sports injury, surgery, or even illness can cause server pain and limited mobility. Getting back to normal may seem like an extremely stressful and long journey but, could be accelerated with rehabilitation therapy. MedlinePlus describes Rehabilitation therapy as, “care that can help you get back, keep, or improve abilities that you need for daily life. These abilities may be physical, mental, and/or cognitive (thinking and learning).” One of the many benefits for patients that choose rehabilitation therapy is that they will be able to return to the highest level of independent functioning possible. If you are still having a difficult time understanding what Rehabilitation therapy is and its benefits, continue reading.
Now you may be thinking, “How do you know if you need rehabilitation therapy?” Rehabilitation therapy is for individuals who have lost the ability to perform the activities of daily living. As mentioned earlier, injuries that were caused by an injury, surgery, or illness will qualify you for rehabilitation therapy. Some of the most common causes are:
- Joint Replacement
- Orthopedic Trauma
- Severe Infections
- Developmental Disabilities