The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has issued its first guidelines on adult stroke rehabilitation calling for intensive, multidisciplinary treatment. Whenever possible, initial rehabilitation should take place in an inpatient rehabilitation facility rather than a nursing home. Read more stroke-guidelines-for-rehab.      
Dr. Michael Connelly of New England Neurological Associates was interviewed by WCVB-Channel 5. He spoke about a procedure he performs by the name of kyphoplasty, a minimally invasive surgery used to treat a spinal compression fracture. Dr. Connelly works in conjunction with Northeast Rehab when his patients require physical therapy…
Northeast Rehab reports that the Nintendo Wii is being used as an additional option in the therapy process. “It gets people to move; they stand up, work on balance, weight shifting, endurance and strength while having fun in the process,” explains Pam Ayotte, Team Leader of Therapeutic Recreation at Northeast…
Patients at Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) are playing golf, riding bikes, and brushing up on other recreational skills. NRH has teamed up with Northeast Passage to offer their patients a unique adaptive recreational experience. As part of their inpatient therapy program, patients are assessed for their leisure interests and hobbies.…