Retraining The Brain After an Injury

Out of all of our organs, the brain is one that we use regularly. We can say that about a few other organs, but there’s nothing quite like the brain. While bones can be set in casts and muscles and ligaments can be operated on to gain back functionality, the brain can...
Pain Can Have Emotional Side Effects

Pain Can Have Emotional Side Effects

Unfortunately, when someone is recovering from an injury or dealing with chronic pain, he or she can experience negative emotional side effects. One of our areas of focus here at ACRM is our geriatric rehabilitation research. This includes researching the side effects...

Sleep Is Essential For Your Brain Surgery Recovery

Have you ever noticed how your body craves sleep after a long day, hard workout, or stressful event? This is because your body is doing what it can to heal itself: sleep. While you sleep, your breathing slows down, blood pressure drops, and your muscles relax. Sounds...
Hip Replacement Rehabilitation

Hip Replacement Rehabilitation

There’s a good chance, with more than half a million Americans who get a total hip replacement each year, that you know someone who has undergone the major surgery. With new technology and methods, and an aging population, the number of people under 55 who are getting...
HIV Pain Management

HIV Pain Management

If you’ve ever had a headache or broken a bone, you know what pain feels like. But over time, the migraine goes away and the bone heals and you can go on living a mostly pain-free life. But in the case of HIV patients, 85 percent struggle with chronic pain that is...

Cancer Fatigue Management

One of the many difficult aspects of cancer rehabilitation is keeping patients’ energy up after rounds of chemo and the weariness that develops from the incredibly emotional process. The stress and fatigue that accumulates can be overwhelming so it’s important to keep...