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Three Reasons to Talk To Your Physical Therapist about a Customized Sports Specific Physical Therapy Program

Are you an athlete who wants to be at the top of your game? If you are a professional sportsman you need a competitive edge to enhance every part of your fitness program. A physical therapist can customize a sports-specific physical therapy program that will not only boost your performance in your chosen sport, but it can also help prevent injuries from happening or developing. In the past few years, there has been much hype and drama about people using steroids and other outlawed medicines to [...]

By | 2017-07-10T02:41:20+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Health|

How Physical Therapy Increases Mobility in Seniors

As we get older, it gets harder for us to get around as easily as we once did. Many seniors may get depressed if they feel that they have to constantly rely on help from others. Physical therapy can help seniors get back their independence and their piece of mind. The goal of physical therapy is to improve and restore your function, increase your mobility and relieve your pain. Falls are the number one reason why seniors require physical therapy but some simply want to improve [...]

By | 2017-07-10T01:56:18+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Health|

How Physical Therapy Can Boost Mobility in Seniors

What is Physical Therapy? Before we get into the reason why physical therapy is great for increasing mobility in seniors, it is important to understand what physical therapy actually is. Physical therapy is a form of rehabilitation which uses specially designed equipment and exercises to help a patient recover faster and regain their physical strength when they have been injured. Physical therapy, also known as PT, is great for many types of patients including newborns with musculoskeletal birth defects, adults who have undergone surgery and even [...]

By | 2017-07-10T01:18:03+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Health|

Falls Prevention Therapy: Do You Need It?

One of the most common but disregarded health threats we face as we age is falling. As we age, we are much more prone to falling than when we were younger. Moreover, the dangers and risks of those falls are much greater as well. This is why falls prevention is so important, especially for the elderly—so if your doctor recommended that you partake in fall prevention therapy, it is a very smart decision to agree, and it may even save your life. Seniors are at a [...]

By | 2017-07-10T02:36:40+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Health|