Rehab Topics

Normal Swelling or Serious Risk?

Lymphedema is painful swelling in the arms or legs most common after cancer surgery or radiation of the head, neck, breast and legs. An estimated 3-5 million Americans suffer from lymphedema, including many that are undiagnosed or ...

Is Now the Right Time for Knee Replacement Surgery?

More people are having knee replacement surgery than ever before. While this is partly due to population growth and a rise in obesity, which puts added pressure on knee joints, the increase has been most rapid in 45-64 year olds. Within ...

Hearts on the Mend

Christine Ragusa has helped thousands of patients recover from heart attacks, heart surgery, stent placement and congenital heart failure. As leader of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Baton Rouge General, she understands the emotions ...