Are you considering becoming a physical therapist assistant and wondering if it is a good career path to pursue? Let us help you. The U.S. News and World Report ranked physical therapist assistant as #3 in the “Best Healthcare Support Jobs” and #26 in the “100 Best Jobs.”[1] As per the report, the unemployment rate…

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If you are deciding to pursue a career in rehabilitation services, you may be wondering whether you should focus on physical therapy or occupational therapy. Even though, the responsibilities may seem similar, there are striking differences between the two. What is the Difference? The primary difference between physical therapy and occupational therapy is the different…

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Now more than ever, technology is impacting lives in unprecedented ways. From being able to work remotely from home to attending virtual weddings, technology is helping us connect to others in a world of social distancing. One such aspect that has played an integral role in the health industry is telehealth services. Just between mid-March…

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Ever since COVID-19 has become a part of our lives, it has impacted us in unprecedented ways. From quarantining to social distancing, everyone has adjusted to this new normal in our day-to-day lives. Long-term care facilities have been no different. They especially have felt this impact more than others because of the vulnerable population they…

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Long-term care facilities such as nursing homes offer many services to cater to the needs of their residents. There are essential needs such as medical care, dining services and rehabilitation services. There are also other services offered to help improve their quality of life such as recreational therapy and social activities. In nursing homes, rehabilitation…

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No matter what your age, we all understand the importance of staying active. Staying active can be as simple as a daily 30-minute brisk walk. There are multiple benefits to being physically fit as one ages. Some immediate benefits are on one’s brain health. Regular physical activity can also help reduce feelings of anxiety and…

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As we continue to evolve as an organization, Cornerstone Rehab, is proud to debut its brand-new website. Over the past 6 months, our team has spent time brainstorming, understanding the industry needs + challenges & developing what we believe will be a great resource for our company moving forward. Our focus for the website was…

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By now, it’s no secret that COVID-19 has changed the world forever. Physical therapy, like the rest of the healthcare sector, is no exception. Patients are desperately seeking coronavirus treatment both before and after illness. Throughout the course of COVID, physical therapists have played an important role in reducing strain on the healthcare system by…

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March 9th, 2020 Dear Cornerstone Rehab Clinicians, Coronavirus is rapidly evolving as a public health concern here in the United States. There is much unknown, yet it is safe to say when testing becomes more widely available, there may be a significant increase in the number of cases reported. A number of health care related…

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Residents of Long Term Care Facilities may experience the benefits of improved health and safety, thanks to the recent implementation of new procedural safeguards. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General issued a data brief in April 2019 that analyzed trends in deficiencies at nursing homes. The data brief states…

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