Neck and Spine Recovery
How Home Health Can Promote Recovery from Neck and Spine PainAn aide can help support a neck or spine pain patient by:
Being compassionate: Coping with neck or spine pain or recovering from surgery on these areas can make most everyday tasks challenging if not impossible. A kind, supportive, and caring elder care provider can help their client heal through an emotionally difficult time.
Minimizing injury risks: Home Health providers are skilled at minimizing the risk of falls by assessing the home for fall hazards and addressing common problems that lead to falls. Learn more about fall prevention strategies here.
Ensuring that the doctor’s orders are followed: No matter the type of medical treatment or surgery your loved one needs, it’s important they follow their doctor’s orders regarding any instructions about bending, lifting, taking medication, and completing physical therapy.