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BRIAN BASHAM/RECORD Physical therapist Tara Caudle, right, helps Jan Axton with some walking exercises at Emmanuel Nursing Home last week.

A little help from friends -- Short-term rehab gets patients moving

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On Jan. 25, Jan Axton had back surgery. She was in terrible pain, had to wear a back brace and couldn't get around.

"There was no way I could come home after that," she said.

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So, she moved into Emmanuel Community for exactly one month. Located as a separate wing of the nursing home, the short-term rehabilitation center offers one-on-one services to help people get back in working condition.

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