What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, occurs when brain cells are damaged from trauma to the head. This can result from a blow or jolt to the head or body, such as in a motor vehicle accident, fall, [...]

Surviving Grief

Written By: Mariano Hinojosa  Almost all of us have experienced the death of a family member or a close friend.  The resulting grief is often almost unbearable.  The loss is unbelievable and the [...]

How to Manage Your Spasticity

Managing Your Spasticity  After a brain injury occurs, you may experience many new symptoms. Significant muscle tightness, known as spasticity of hypertonicity,  may be one of these symptoms. [...]

Reducing the Risk of a Stroke

What is a Stroke? Stroke is a disease that negatively affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. A stroke occurs when brain cannot get the oxygen and nutrients it needs from a clot [...]

10 Tips for Healthy Eating with Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic imbalance of blood glucose levels. Diabetes can be managed through diet, exercise, and medication. Choosing the right foods, eating regular meals, and limiting portions are [...]

Sage’s Parkinson’s Outreach and Wellness Program

Sage Rehabilitation Hospital and Outpatient Services proudly presents Sage’s Parkinson’s Outreach and Wellness Program supported by a community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation. A FREE [...]

Stroke Resources in Baton Rouge

There are a number of resources in the Baton Rouge area for those who have had a stroke. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of some of those available in our area in the hopes that [...]

Mindfulness Meditation Tips

By now, all of us have adjusted to the new reality of living in a pandemic. We wear our masks, wash our hands frequently, and practice social distancing. These are daily physical things that we [...]

What is FEES and why might I need it?

Sage Outpatient is now offering Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES)!  What is FEES? Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing, or FEES, is a procedure that helps the speech [...]

Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease

Exercise is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle for everyone. Physical activity is even more critical for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Research has shown that consistent [...]

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