APRIL IS OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY APPRECIATION MONTH!

April is Occupational Therapy Appreciation Month! April Showers Bring May Flowers, but it’s also the time to thank all the occupational therapists you know! Occupational therapists use special equipment to help children with developmental disabilities. Occupational therapists treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. People with autism, cerebral palsy, …

SPRING HAS SPRUNG!

According to the Huffington Post, over 300,000 implant procedures were performed in the U.S. in 2013 (up 37% since 2000 and still rising). Of these procedures, over half were done in the spring! To celebrate the new season, and your new body, REBOUNDWEAR   is offering a 20% discount for the month of April. If …

REPLACE OUTDATED AND UNCOMFORTABLE HOSPITAL GOWNS WITH REBOUNDWEAR

Medicine is a field in which both the “tried and true,” and “innovative and ground-breaking,” must come together to achieve what medicine is meant to do--treat and heal. Certain items have come to symbolize the medical industry, as over time they have been used again and again to cure sickness and disease. For example, bandages, …

THE COSTUMES THAT OBSCURE DOCTOR AND PATIENT BY ABIGAIL ZUGER, M.D.

Is it time for new costumes in the long-running improv act featuring doctor and patient? The white coat and the cotton gown are tattered, under continual assault for their practical deficiencies and outmoded symbolism. Along with ties and long sleeves, Britain banned white coats for most doctors almost 10 years ago. Our priestly garb turns out to harbor …

HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY

According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, over 2.5 million Americans are currently living with an artificial hip. With the percentage of patients aged 45-64 having gone up 123% in 2014, the simple fact is that hip replacements are becoming more and more common among generations of Americans who wish to stay active. More likely than …