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10 Nov, 2018

5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Stretching

If there’s one thing that you can count on a Rehab Access physical therapist introducing into every session, it’s stretching. Yes, building strength and endurance is important. But whether you’re an athlete, or someone coping with the aches and pains of aging, increasing your flexibility through stretching is crucial. Read on to learn more about

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23 Oct, 2018

Find Stellar Post-Op Rehab for Seniors in Belle Chasse, LA

Physical therapy and rehabilitation does not discriminate by age, sex or race. Almost anyone can benefit from post-operative rehab, but Rehab Access in Belle Chasse offers several treatment options designed to improve the quality of life of our senior patients. Options for keeping balanced As we age, we often find that our balance is not

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20 Oct, 2018

3 Sneaky Ways to Incorporate Cardio for the Cardio Haters

One of the most common issues that people mention when they come for physical therapy at Rehab Access is that they just don’t have enough time for cardio workouts due to their busy lives. Sometimes, it’s not only a time issue but also a matter of simply hating cardio in the first place. By working

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18 Oct, 2018

Two Easy Tips to Help Relieve Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic headaches are often misdiagnosed as simply a headache with neck pain, when really this condition is an underlying issue of neurological disorder or disease in the neck that causes the headache. If you stand up tall with your back against the wall and your head is tilted forward away from the wall, then you

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15 Oct, 2018

Understanding the Importance of Post-Surgical Rehab

Post-surgical rehab is usually the last thing on a patient’s mind immediately after an operation. However, it is often the work put in before and after a surgical procedure that can determine how well and how quickly the recovery period goes. For patients recovering from something as serious as a knee replacement, the doctor may

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12 Oct, 2018

Three Signs That You May Need Sports Injury Treatment

Being sidelined from your favorite past time to seek sports injury treatment is a major bummer. You may be tempted to ignore the pain and try and play through it. After all, you are probably not a professional athlete. However, the risk of injury is present in any sport and is often higher among weekend

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10 Oct, 2018

Why Nutrition is Key to Strong Performance

Whether you’ve made use of Rehab Access physical therapy services in the past, you’re a current physical therapy patient, or you’re an athlete who may well have need of a physical therapist in the future, you need to understand how nutrition affects physical performance. Your body is depending on you to supply it with the

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8 Oct, 2018

Is Home Physical Therapy Right for Me?

There is nothing like the comfort of your own home, and some patients feel that way about rehab at home physical therapy. The facilities and equipment at Rehab Access are second to none, but for homebound patients that may not be an option. For patients who are considering whether home physical therapy is right for

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5 Oct, 2018

How to Survive and Thrive in the First Week of Ideal Protein Weight Loss

Protein weight loss is a proven effective method to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight. In this program, the amount of carbohydrates the body consumes is reduced to a level necessary to continue normal body function. The goal is to have the body enter ketosis which means the body is burning fat reserves for

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1 Oct, 2018

Have a Positive Patient Experience at Gretna Rehab Access

In today’s digital age, access to the latest information and treatments is expected. The difference then becomes the patient experience and how they are welcomed into their treatment program. The staff at Rehab Access in Gretna understand this. We strive to create a positive patient experience with a variety of services designed with you in

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