Stroke Rehabilitation & Recovery

By Carolyn Scott, Ph.D., L.P., CBISTRainbow Rehabilitation Centers Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States will have a stroke.1 That means that there are around 795,000 strokes per year with about three-quarters of these being a first-time event.1,2 Stroke kills about 160,000 individuals each year3 and a large portion of survivors require rehabilitation to…

A New Approach to the Treatment of Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms

By Mark Rosner, M.D. and Debby Feinberg, O.D. Vision Specialists of Michigan Thank you to our guest authors Dr. Mark Rosner, Director of Education and Research at the NeuroVisual Medicine Institute and Dr. Debby Feinberg Director of Vision Specialist of Michigan. Despite the current treatment approaches to patients with persistent post-concussive symptoms, some individuals remain…

Super Bugs – Infection Control in Health Care Settings

By Cereste Duprat-Fabre, MSN, RN, NP, CBIS and Marianne Knox, RN, BSN, CCM, CBISRainbow Rehabilitation Centers Superbugs (germs with Antibiotic Resistance/ Antimicrobial Resistance) continue to be a challenge to physicians and health care workers worldwide. According to the CDC, “antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest public health challenges of our time.” The list of…