Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother is the sweetest word in any language.  It is often the first word we learn and the first word that springs from the heart. Celebrations of mothers and motherhood can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, who held festivals in honor of the mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele, but the clearest modern precedent for Mother’s Day is the early…

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Success Story – Sullivan County Adult Care Center

(Guest post by Judy Spafford, PT, DOR) One and one-half years ago a 22 year old young lady arrived at our facility one year post TBI from an automobile accident. She had been in a persistent vegetative state since the accident. She presented with bilateral upper and lower extremity contractures and no volitional movement.  We…

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We Put the FUN In Function!

(Guest post by Michelle Wall, OTR, DOR) As therapists, we tend to be goal-oriented. Our priorities include maintaining safety, providing efficient treatment, and achieving positive outcomes. Many times, the focus is on the destination (a return to function), not always the journey (the process to get there). For many of our patients, everything about the…

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Juvenile Diabetes Support

Oren Liebermann ( our son) was the key note speaker in The Diabetes Center team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in a conference “Living Well with Diabetes: Now and in the Future” on Saturday March 24, 2018 It was a great and very informative conference. Oren told his story when he learned that he…

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DON – The Cornerstone of Nursing Homes

Prime Rehab and Mobile Therapy Services had the pleasure to be part of the NJADONA convention in Atlantic City this week. I would like to take this opportunity to praise and emphasize the important roles Director of Nursing in the nursing home entail. The DON has the ultimate responsibility for the care and well-being of…

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The Importance of Belonging

Prime Rehabilitation Services and Mobile Therapy Services were proud exhibitors at the APTANJ Spring Conference this past weekend. As a Physical Therapist with decades of experience, I recognize and appreciate the value of local, regional, and national organizations who drive our profession and related industries forward, highlighting the importance of our professional accomplishments to the…

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Renovating Buildings and Rebuilding Bodies

Gates Manor is a 70 bed facility, located in the heart of Montclair, which accommodates Sub-Acute, Long-Term and Respite stays for their loved ones. Nurses and Rehab are providing professional care, support and love to help the patients gain strength to reach their goals. The facility has recently implemented a beautiful renovation of the therapy…

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From my table to yours, I wish you a Chag V’Sameach and a Happy Easter.

“Whether we’re Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, or Buddhist; whether faith in God shapes our daily lives completely or not at all, we believe that with common effort, and shared sacrifice, a brighter future is just around the bend,” then President Barack Obama said. “And we embrace our obligation to do something meaningful, something lasting,…

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PRS Presents: Mirror Therapy

Mirror Therapy is a successful therapy approach developed to treat phantom pain, regional pain syndrome and CVA. Simple to build: Take a 12″X 12″ mirror (available at any home improvement store) and tape it securely to a box, one side of the box cut out. The inside bottom of the box has velvet cloth to…

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Prime Rehabilitation Services at the HCANJ 20 Hour Symposium in Atlantic City, NJ

Health Care Association of New Jersey (HCANJ) 20 Hour Symposium TODAY in Atlantic City. Be sure to stop by and visit with Yaffa Liebermann, PT, GCS, CEO of Prime Rehabilitation Services (PRS) and Arlene Schwartz, OTR, Director of Business Development.  We remain proud supporters of HCANJ efforts in our industry. Since 1996, Prime Rehabilitation Services…

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