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Physical therapy treatment for stroke victims.

4 Facts You Need to Know about Stroke Recovery

It can be devastating when you, or someone you love, has a stroke. The injury’s fast, catastrophic nature causes abrupt neurological deficits and physical disabilities. While doctors work to stabilize cerebral edema (inflammatory swelling that reaches its peak within the first three to five days), symptoms often get worse, sometimes temporarily. Once your medical team helps the brain stabilize, it’s important...

PT for sports injury.

6 Sports Injuries That Need Physical Therapy

People of all ages and athletic abilities can get sidelined with a sports injury. Nagging injuries and one-time accidents are the drawback of an active life. Perhaps you pulled a tendon on the golf course or strained a ligament playing tennis. Maybe you twisted your ankle simply walking in the park with your child. Sports injuries that need physical therapy are...

PT treatment for ACL

Torn ACL? 3 Ways to Recover Faster

Do you have knee pain? A torn ACL is a common, painful injury that puts the injured at high risk for long-term pain, mobility problems and secondary osteoarthritis. For full recovery, a torn ACLs almost always requires physical therapy (PT). How Does the ACL Tear? The ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) crosses through the knee to stabilize the joint and connect the femur...

Balance Awareness Week

Balance Awareness Week (BAW) takes place annually in September. This year it's being held from 18-24 September 2022. The aim of the week is to broaden understanding of vestibular (inner ear) disorders and how they affect people’s day to day lives. Those who are affected by balance issues often report that their family, friends and colleagues don’t understand what they’re...

Physical Therapy for Parkinsons

Physical Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

Exercise is important to everyone- no matter your age however, exercise is extremely beneficial to those diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Exercise can help people with Parkinson’s slow the disease and control the symptoms. Not only is exercise important to those Exercise is a vital component to maintaining balance, strength, mobility, and activities of daily living. The Parkinson’s Outcomes Project shows...

The Benefits of Speech Therapy for Stroke Patients

What Is a Stroke? A stroke is a medical emergency in which the blood supply to part of the brain is seriously reduced or interrupted, cutting the brain off from receiving vital nutrients and oxygen. In order to reduce the risk of brain damage and any other negative side effects from a stroke, early intervention and treatment are vital. There are...

Who Can Benefit from Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapy is an excellent treatment option for those who have conditions that cause pain or disability because it assists in strengthening your muscles and fine motor skills. Some of the conditions that can benefit from Occupational Therapy are ADHD, Arthritis, Chronic pain, Stroke, Diabetes, Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Joint replacement, Alzheimer’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis and many more. What is...

5 Reasons Why Physical Therapy is So Important

Physical Therapy by definition is therapy for the preservation, enhancement, or restoration of movement and physical function impaired or threatened by disease, injury, or disability that utilizes therapeutic exercise, physical modalities (such as massage and electrotherapy), assistive devices, and patient education and training. Physical therapists can provide treatment to a wide variety of medical conditions, depending on their specialty.They work to...

8 Reasons to Choose Home Health Care

Home Health Care is a wide range of healthcare services that can be provided in your home for an illness or injury. Home health care is usually less expensive than a traditional skilled facility and is more comforting to the patient. Services that can be provided in home health care include but are not limited to Physical, Occupational, and Speech...