Chronic Wound Care | Accelerated Care Plus Chicago Illinois

Chronic wounds are a rising challenge for long-term caregivers and, of course, a scourge for residents. They can
easily lead to extended stays, costly care and complications that neither caregivers nor residents would prefer to
deal with. In this special “How To” article, experts offer tips on how to best deliver optimal chronic wound care.
1. One of the biggest mistakes has several variations on the same theme: Don’t treat all wounds the same.
“Vary your treatment based upon the specific cause and presentation of each wound,” says Mark Richards, MS,
PT, CEEAA, vice president of clinical education for Accelerated Care Plus. [Read more…]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment and Relief

Carpal tunnel syndrome is an irritation of the median nerve in the wrist that leads to numbness, tingling, pain, and weakness in the hand. The syndrome typically affects the thumb, index, and middle fingers and is often particularly troublesome at night. DP Home Healthcare can provide you relief with their Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment program. [Read more…]

Neuropathy Treatment | Home Healthcare Services

Neuropathy is a general term that refers to diseases or malfunctions of the nerves. Any nerves at any location in the body can be damaged from injury or disease. Neuropathy is often classified according to the types or location of nerves that are affected. Neuropathy can also be classified according to the disease causing it. DP Home Healthcare offers neuropathy treatment to relieve patients who suffer from the discomfort of damaged nerves.

Neuropathy

When is Neuropathy Treatment Necessary?

Regardless of the cause, neuropathy is associated with characteristic symptoms. Although some people with neuropathy may not have symptoms, certain symptoms are common. The degree to which an individual is affected by it will vary as will the neuropathy treatment that follows. [Read more…]

Stroke Rehabilitation Therapy | Home Healthcare Services

The  consequences of a stroke are unique to each individual and can impact your family, loved ones and caregivers in significant ways.  Stroke Rehabilitation requires long-term planning and commitment from everyone involved.

What is Stroke Rehabilitation Therapy?

The fasted way to recovery after suffering from a stroke is to begin stroke rehabilitation. Stroke rehab usually involves a team of health professionals that work with you as you regain the skills lost as a result of a stroke. [Read more…]