Posts Categorized: Rehabilitation

Ask an Expert: Mommy Tummy, aka Diastasis Recti


Welcome to “Ask an Expert,” a Q&A series with Sarasota Memorial’s team of doctors, nurses, and other health experts, where you can get thorough answers to your health and wellness queries from a local source you can trust. Have a medical- or wellness-related question that you’d like to “Ask an Expert”? Email them to…. Read more »

Rehabilitation for Vision Problems?

vision rehabilitation, stroke

By SMH Occupational Therapist Cynthia Anderson Vision is the most dominant of all the senses. It plays a significant role in our ability to navigate our environment safely and to complete daily living activities. Vision is important for balance, gait, and posture. Did you know that vision also plays a role in cognition and understanding… Read more »

The Right Mobility Aid: Decoding
the Process

Written by SMH Occupational Therapist Cynthia Anderson People with disabilities constitute the largest minority group in the U.S. Among the elderly, one in five people has a mobility issue. May is National Mobility Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about how—with the right equipment—people with disabilities can live active, mobile lives.

What to Look for in Inpatient Rehab

SMH Rehab Pavilion

When life takes an unexpected turn due to a stroke, brain injury or other major illness or injury, the journey to recovery may require spending time in an inpatient rehabilitation facility. Searching out the inpatient rehab center that best matches a patient’s unique medical needs, treatment priorities and required level of care can be daunting, especially… Read more »