Frequently Asked Questions
Taking the first step towards therapy is the boldest step. You might find yourself emotionally and mentally drained. Here is a list of common queries we think will help you understand your situation better-
It is a complex condition in the brain that is manifested by compulsive substance intake that has harmful consequence. Most commonly, people grow addiction towards Alcohol, Marijuana, PCP, LSD and other hallucinogens, Inhalants, such as paint thinners and glue, Opioid pain killers, such as codeine and oxycodone, heroin, Sedatives, hypnotics and anxiolytics (medicines for anxiety such as tranquilizers), Cocaine, methamphetamine and other stimulants and Tobacco.
You should seek medical assistance and therapy whenever you face distorted thinking, behavior and body functions.
Rehabilitation therapy refers to regular evaluations, interventions, and treatments from experts that help patients to regain normal function. It comprises of physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology.
Physical therapists’ help patients improve their movement and function, and reduce their pain in the body parts. Generally, they prescribe stretches, exercises, and functional mobility activities specific to each patient that will help them move more efficiently and effectively and also eliminate the pain.
OTs work to help individuals gain agency over their own health and daily activities such as by helping them with bathing, cooking, dressing, toileting, and likewise. It can sometimes, include using assistive technology, or providing splinting, bracing, or other devices.
A speech-language pathologist is responsible to improve the patient’s ability to communicate and/or swallow. It can be required for a number of diagnoses ranging from autism spectrum disorder to head and neck cancer to traumatic brain injury to vocal fold nodules.
Generally, patients suffering from lung conditions that prevents the lungs from absorbing oxygen, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia, asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, under developed lungs in newborns heart failure, cystic fibrosis, sleep apnea, lung disease and trauma to the respiratory system – need this therapy. It can be done either at doctor’s office or at patient’s home. Supplemental oxygen helps to live normal and active lives. For many patients, the oxygen therapy helps in easing regular activity, improves stamina, and decreases shortness of breath and can also increase life expectancy.
The overall goal of rehabilitation is to help individuals get back to, keep, or improve abilities that you need for daily life. It can be for physical, mental, and/or cognitive (thinking and learning) difficulties. From mental health counseling to using assistive devices, rehabilitation needs can be varied.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics should that there will be a shortage of about 800,000 nurses by 2020. The population of the world is living much longer and with the pandemic in place, medical care is imperative. So, hospitals and medical facilities will always look out for experienced nurses.
Apart from strong personal satisfaction, there is much job flexibility and you can also become a freelance consulting nurse. You can increase your earnings by working more hours, and on holidays and weekends. Check out our career options for more details