Therapy Success Stories

Colonial Nursing Home Success Story: Mr. Harold

After falling ill with pneumonia, Mr. Harold came to Colonial Nursing Home to start him on the road to recovery. When our therapy team first saw him he was receiving all nutritional intake via tube feedings, and unable to roll from side to side or sit up without max assistance. “Mr. Harold’s goal was to …

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Princeton Place Success Story: Mr. James

Mr. James came to Princeton Place Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after demonstrating functional decline from an old stroke. His goals upon entering therapy were to regain strength and coordination for independent living including cooking meals, completing laundry, self-care tasks and community involvement. “Mr. James quickly started improving due to his willingness to work hard. …

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Success in a Small Town: Therapy Center Success Story

Mr. Kenneth, a native of Church Point and a customer of Guilbeau’s Pharmacy, spotted our therapy clinic in downtown Carencro one afternoon. Little did he know, that in just a few months, he would become a frequent visitor of our clinic and an unforgettable therapy patient. After waking up one November morning with a terrible …

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Success Story: Ms. Joan B.

Ms. Joan arrived at Bayou Chateau Nursing Center following multiple hospitalizations.  These hospitalizations resulted in cognitive decline, generalized muscle weakness, and increased dependency on caregivers. “When I got here I couldn’t walk or hardly do anything.  It was like I was in limbo,”  says Ms. Joan. Although Ms. Joan had a long way to go, she …

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Physical Therapy: A Key To Injury Prevention

You probably already know to make an appointment with a physical therapist when you sprain your ankle, develop tennis elbow, or have a surgery. But what if you’ve felt a slight twinge in your knee during your daily walk or noticed that your posture has changed since you accepted a job that requires sitting for …

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Occupational Therapy Helps Patient Living With Multiple Sclerosis

How occupational therapy helps MS patients? When symptoms of multiple sclerosis inhibit the performance of the following activities, occupational therapy can be very beneficial. Activities of daily living — Self-feeding, dressing, bathing, grooming, and toileting Home management tasks — Meal prep/cooking, cleaning, laundry Work-related tasks — Due to cognitive issues, fatigue, or physical impairment, such …

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