While we do it hundreds of times a day, swallowing is much more complex than we realize. Learn about the stages of swallowing and what speech language pathologists are doing to diagnose and treat dysphagia.
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Stroke is most common in older adults, but did you know more than 2 million young adults have one each year...
From learning about anticipatory grief to how the brain repairs after stroke, catch up on July's top 5 post...
Encompass Health Corp. today announced plans to build a 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Henry County, Georgia.
It will provide comprehensive physical rehabilitative services to patients
For National Dog Day we wanted to highlight six therapy dogs (and 1 therapy cat) that help brighten the days of our hospital patients and staff.
Imagine suddenly losing the ability to communicate, but your intelligence is not affected. This condition is referred to as aphasia. Although there is no medical cure, studies show speech and language
Encompass Health Corp. today announced plans to expand its network of hospitals through the addition of a 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Cumming, Georgia. The hospital, which is expected
After he was shot and became paralyzed, former patient Wesley Hamilton learned to harness positivity and started his foundation, Disabled But Not Really. Read Wesley's story and how he was able to sha
Join us this year for the 40th Annual Neurorehabilitaiton Conference Nov. 16-17 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Meet other professionals and students dedicated to the treatment of traumatic brain injur
See what steps our home health team is making to ensure our patients have a seamless transition from hospital or inpatient care to home.
Can an energy drink cause a stroke? Learn about a recent study on young adults examining the connection between energy drinks and arrhythmia, a potential cause of stroke.
Properly communicating pain is essential to receive proper treatment. Learn how to talk about pain symptoms and the wide variety of treatment options available.
Encompass Health is proud to be a national supporter of the American Stroke Association and it's Together to End Stroke initiative. Together we created the Life After Stroke guide to educate stroke su
Most adults age 65 or older received the measles vaccine as children, but with the recent uptick in those diagnosed with the disease, some older adults are wondering how to tell if they have been vacc
While there currently is no cure for Parkinson's, learn how inpatient rehabilitation could help manage symptoms, slow progression and provide relief.
Did you know smiling is actually good for your health? For National Smile Week we highlighted seven ways smiling could help you live better, happier and longer.
Yesterday we celebrated the grand opening of our new freestanding rehabilitation hospital Saint Alphonsus Regional Rehabilitaiton Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, in Boise, Idaho.
Working in healthcare can often be difficult, but at Encompass Health, our employees can always find a reason to smile. Meet six of our employees and one great volunteer, who focus on the positive and
Learn how the brain recovers after stroke and how rehabilitation promotes reorganization of the brain to achieve the best possible recovery of function.
This is not your average cooking class. Learn how Encompass Health Altamonte Springs takes rehabilitation outside of the gym and into the kitchen with cooking classes that combine therapy and educatio
Stroke is most common in older adults, but did you know more than 2 million young adults have one each year? Learn some of the common causes of stroke in people under 50, and make sure you are aware o
From learning about anticipatory grief to how the brain repairs after stroke, catch up on July's top 5 posts from the Connect blog.
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Is it ok to use generic medication? Are medication expiration dates really accurate? Learn the answers to these and other common medication questions from Encompass Health Franklin director of pharmac