Posts By: UofL Health

Cancer patients benefit from rehab interventions before, during, and after treatment

Did you know that more than 65 percent of cancer patients experience at least one functional deficit that impacts their daily life? These deficits include diagnoses such as: Generalized weakness/debility Fatigue Difficulty with mobility (walking and transfers from different surfaces) Difficulty completing their ADLs (activities of daily living) Cognitive complaints Lymphedema Speech and swallow impairments…
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What is the fourth trimester?

The first 12 weeks with a newborn can be some of the most exciting and wonderful, yet also exhausting and challenging. Both you and your baby are making huge transitions and are learning from each other each step of the way. While giving birth is the end of your pregnancy journey, many health care providers…
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Self-care tips for new moms

When you are a new mom, practicing self-care can be challenging, but it is also very important.  Being on and at the ready for your children at all times can cause burnout and make things that could be everyday treasures feel like everyday chores. When your newborn arrived, you might have been so focused on…
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Talk Derby to me but make it socially distanced

With a little planning, the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” can be safe and fun at home! The Kentucky Derby is quickly approaching with The Derby Festival kicking off the celebrations this year with social distanced events and virtual viewing. Use these tips to make your home the best spot for in-home fashion and sports….
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Staying Derby chic and safe: Picking the perfect mask

The Kentucky Derby is “the most exciting two minutes in sports”, but it’s also one of the greatest days in fashion. Women and men generally spend months planning the perfect outfit, complete with hats, fascinators and bowties. Due to the pandemic, things are a little different. While crowd size is still reduced, there is also…
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