October 12, 2020
As we celebrate National PT Month in the midst of our current Public Health Emergency, COVID-19, the impact and benefit of physical therapy is coming more into focus for so many people across the country. Never before have we had so much national attention on the critical healthcare issues that face our patients.
October 9, 2020
In the coming months you will likely see more calls to action as we urge Congress to act and stop or delay the cuts before they take effect on January 1, 2021. Cuts to vital services needed by patients in long term care is too much during a pandemic, and the time for Congress to help us address these cuts is now.
It may be tempting to think you’ve already communicated your feelings by clicking on one of the links in a previous call to action. We assure you, each call to action has a different impact, and if we know anything about how Washington works, it is that keeping pressure on, and our issue at the forefront of the minds of those making the decisions, is critical to success.
September 24, 2020
The lingering effects of COVID-19 can have a drastic impact on an individual’s ability to function. Here’s how physical, occupational and speech therapy can play a pivotal role in a successful recovery.
September 23, 2020
From combatting isolation, deconditioning, and dealing with limited access to patients to responding to the emerging therapy needs of those recovering from the coronavirus, rehabilitation therapy continues to expand and adjust to the needs of patients while continuing to provide exceptional care for the recovery of everyday illness and injury.
Please join Aegis in celebrating #RehabilitationAwarenessWeek and recognizing the incredible men and women who provide these critical services.
August 19, 2020
COVID-19 has stressed pretty much everyone in the United States – especially those who work in healthcare. I read a recent survey where over 90% of the participants said COVID-19 had adversely affected their sleep: 43% of respondents reported disturbed sleep patterns and 23% reported they are sleeping less than they used to1. So, I whipped up a simple, 10-ingredient recipe that can help you get a good night’s sleep.