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 [...]

Do I Need a Home Safety Evaluation?

What Is A Home Safety Evaluation? Sage Outpatient’s interdisciplinary therapy team consisting of physical, occupational, speech therapists, and a social worker routinely participate in home [...]

Occupation and Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity is defined as the brain’s ability to reorganize and regenerate neural connections. This means after a neurological event, such as a stroke or brain injury, the brain has the [...]

What is Vestibular Rehabilitation?

Vestibular rehabilitation is a specialized form of therapy service to treat dizziness and imbalance caused by injury to structures in the inner ear and/or associated brain pathways. Individuals [...]

5 Tips To Stay Connected During Social Distancing

Never before has our society been in such an unprecedented position as with this COVID-19 pandemic. It is a trying time with the CDC requesting us to maintain a minimum of 6 feet social [...]

Telehealth Services During COVID-19

What is telehealth? Telehealth is the use of electronic communication to provide health care from a remote location. Until recently, it has been used mostly in rural areas where the patient and [...]

The Importance of Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy is important for individuals of all ages.  April is occupational therapy month, so it is a great time to celebrate the value of occupational therapy! Occupational therapists [...]