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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...

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...