When top athletes arrive in Sochi, Russia, for the Paralympic Games next month, at least one long-term care professional will be representing the Stars and Stripes. Monica Bascio, an occupational therapist at Life Care Center of Evergreen, is on the U.S. cross-country ski team.
From assessing where we are and where we came from to continual education and industry monitoring, rehab is a force unto itself. We need to examine the top trends in rehab services.
A few years ago, I broke my leg. Ouch! I was stuck in a long-leg cast for 14 weeks. Luckily, no surgery was required. It was around the holidays, so I asked to have my cast done in red and green stripes.