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 […]
We have entered that time of year that is either loved or hated: winter. The weather has turned cold, and the snow is here. With winter activities underway, it is important to be prepared to stay safe while enjoying the season. Ready To Enjoy All of the Fun of Winter Safely? Read On for Tips […]
Falls are sadly the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for older Americans. For older adults in the U.S., fall death rates went up by 30% from 2007-2016, and researchers predict there will be seven deadly falls every hour by 2030. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one in four Americans […]
Are you finished with home health and ready for more therapy but can’t make it to a clinic? Are you too worn out by travel to participate in outpatient therapy in a clinic? Do you need to reduce your exposure to public areas or group settings? Do you need guidance on how to successfully age […]