Any lost, absent or impaired physical or mental function
The process of restoring the person to his or her highest possible level of physical, psychological, social and economic function.
A joint inflammation
Cerebral-vascular Accident/Stroke (CVA)
Caused b a ruptured blood vessel or a blood clot in the brain.
A disease which causes a degeneration of the brain, can result in a mask-like expression and trembling of the head and extremities
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
A chronic disease caused by the destruction of myelin in the brain and spinal cord
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Includes the chronic respiratory diseases of Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema
A bacterial infection in the lungs spread by airborne droplets
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
One or all of the coronary arteries narrow can result in myocardial infarction (MI--Heart Attach)
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Occurs when the heart cannot pump blood normally.
Type 1 Diabetes
Typically juvenile onset and always requires insulin, diet changes and exercise
Type 2 Diabetes
Typically adult onset and may or may not require insulin but will require diet changes and exercise
A disturbance in the ability to cope or adjust to stress