Sleep is an essential part of health and wellness, as it gives your body a chance to physically recover and supports important neurological and cardiovascular functions. It is estimated that between 50 and 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disturbances, which can seriously impact all of the major body systems. Physical therapists treat these systems and may play an important role in overall sleep health and wellness. Read more on SleepHealth.org.
Here are five surprising facts about high blood pressure, since it’s check your blood pressure day! Read More.
Being in pain is not enjoyable and can prohibit you from activities, such as playing with your grand kids, going to the store, or even getting out of bed. However in some cases pain can be reduced and minimized through physical therapy. What is physical therapy and how is it used to reduce pain? Physical therapy (PT) is the study and focus of gaining rehabilitation, preventing future injuries and working …
The America Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has a fantastic website with information about healthy aging, pain management, falls prevention and more. Read More.
The Brain Injury Association of America has essential information, resources, tips, tools and topics on brain injury. Read More.
Your summer health should include taking certain precautions. Here are helpful tips so you can enjoy your summer. Read More.
Heat exhaustion and heat stroke can escalate rapidly. Know the signs and symptoms, and when to seek medical help. Read More.
The National Eye Institute has great information about cataract symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options. They are also conducting important research focusing on factors associated with the development of age-related cataract. Read More.
Tuning up your bike, being safe when using your ladder to clean gutters, and more good tips for having a safe and healthy start to spring. Read More.
This month we recognize the extraordinary work of our occupational therapy team. Here are 5 benefits of occupational therapy for elderly patients. Read More.