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At-Home Therapy for Joint Replacement Now Available

December 5, 2012
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Medi Home Health Agency has introduced new specialized treatment programs and state-of-the-art therapeutic equipment to support quality of life and independence for people living at home.

Medi Home's new Accelerate Care Plus programs include pain management, stroke recovery, arthritis, sore muscles and joints, shingles, neuromuscular conditions and to help speed recovery and improve functions for individuals who recently had knee, hip or other joint replacement procedures. The programs uses advanced rehabilitation techniques to help reduce pain and swelling, while building strength and mobility.

According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, more than half a million hip and knee replacements are performed each year. Unfortunately, many patients recovering from these surgeries may continue to experience pain, swelling and stiffness in their new joints that can inhibit recovery and participation in normal activities.

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From left, physical therapists Justin Holmes, Jill Prezzia and Jason Florence of Medi Home Health Agency display new state-of-the-art therapeutic equipment they are now using to help in pain management and joint replacement rehabilitation, among other ailments, in clients’ homes.

Medi's new Joint Replacement Recovery Program is non-invasive and medication free. It utilizes specialized therapeutic equipment that has been used effectively with the geriatric population for more than a decade and among professional athletes for nearly 30 years to accelerate recovery.

Accelerate Care Plus is the nation's leading provider of specialty clinical programs for rehabilitation. The programs include patented medical equipment, proprietary clinical protocols, training and support. Ten years in development, ACP's Clinical Solutions are now used by thousands of the most recognized skilled nursing facilities and rehab care providers in the U.S.

Medi Home is located at 69150 Bayberry Drive in St. Clairsville. It is accredited by the Joint Commission.

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