Rehab is an abbreviation of Rehabilitation, is a scientifically developed a procedure for ensuring the recovery from any kind of disability, injury or the habit.
Definition of Rehabilitation
According to the World health organization, Rehabilitation defined as “a set of measures that assist individuals, who experience or are likely to experience disability, to achieve and maintain optimum functioning in interaction with their environments” (WHO,2011)
As mentioned earlier, rehabilitation can be used to gain someone’s condition to a better situation from a disability from birth or recently happen injury or addiction to a habit.
So rehabilitation can be used to improve someone’s condition via physically and mentally. But most people in our society the “rehab” word commonly used for residential drug rehabilitation.
According to the introduction, we can divide rehabilitation for the major two categories.
- Disability-based rehabilitation (Community-based rehabilitation)
- Addiction based rehabilitation
Disability or Injury based rehabilitation (Community-based rehabilitation)
Here disabilities happen in a few ways. One is Born as a disabled person and can’t carry out at least his or her daily activities. Another type Suddenly happens injury or illness.
- Neurological rehabilitation
- Cardiac rehabilitation
- Physical rehabilitation
- Medical rehabilitation
- Vocational rehabilitation
Addiction based rehabilitation
Addiction or habit-based rehabilitation should perform for addiction based persons.
- Drug or Alcohol addiction rehabilitation
- Behavioral addiction rehabilitation ( Video Games, Sexual, Social media and Gambling…… )
People suffering from neuromuscular disease, stroke, types of head trauma and spinal cord injury are treated in under this Neurological rehabilitation.
Cardiac rehabilitation mainly focuses on patients with heart problems. Patients will be educated about different risk factors could lead to heart diseases. High blood pressure, obesity, smoking, drinking and lack of physical activities are the main risk factors for heart diseases.
Physical rehabilitation for those people whose lifestyle has changed after they have gone through a serious illness, surgery, and accidents. The therapist introduces programs to improve the mobility and functioning of the injures body part of the patient.