Experiencing difficulty in finding the right words can feel like reaching for something that’s just beyond your grasp. This is the everyday reality for individuals with aphasia, where the ability to express thoughts and feelings through language is significantly impaired, despite intelligence remaining unaffected.
Imagine a moment of pure relaxation where your stress dissolves as quickly as ice on a sunny day. That’s the power of a good massage, but it is more than just a gateway to relaxation. It’s a journey to wellness, offering a myriad of health benefits that go beyond the serene imagery of spa rooms and aromatic oils.
In 1996, September 8th was designated as World PT Day. Each year on this date, physical therapists unite in solidarity to recognize the work they do with patients and in their communities. Using this day as an opportunity for advocacy, this year’s theme focused on arthritis prevention and management.
From diagnosis and treatment through recovery, physical therapy rehabilitation has proven to be an effective method for maintaining and restoring physical well-being. Consulting with a Physical Therapist can help you reclaim your quality of life before, during, and after cancer treatment.
Obesity has become a global epidemic, posing significant challenges to physical health and overall quality of life. The CDC reports the US obesity prevalence was nearly 42% in 2020. And according to the WHO, worldwide obesity has tripled since 1975. As the prevalence of obesity continues to rise, it is crucial to understand its implications […]
Stroke is a leading cause of serious long-term disability, affecting more than 795,000 people in the United States every year. Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke and every 3 minutes and 14 seconds, someone dies of a stroke. Stroke awareness and education are vital to prevention and recognition of this debilitating condition.
As advocates for health, Occupational Therapists are uniquely trained to promote emotional wellness. Read on to learn more about emotional wellness and learn tips from an OT to nurture it.
Do you ever experience discomfort or pain when working at your desk? Or find that you’re not as productive as you could be? If so, it’s time to prioritize workplace ergonomics.
Do you struggle to find time to exercise? Does your job require long hours at a desk? Would you like to get fit while you sit? Experts recommend getting about 30 minutes of exercise per day. That might sound like a lot, but breaking it up into 5- to 10-minute increments can help you fend […]
Dental cleaning ✔, Eye exam ✔, General practitioner visit ✔… How about your muscles and bones? Are you moving as freely as you have in the past? Do you feel strong? Have you fallen in the past year? Routine check-ups and testing are important preventative measures to ensure you stay healthy. Examinations for the health […]