Here’s some important information about Diabetes, including the signs and symptoms. Plus, a list of articles with scientific evidence related to physical therapist management of diabetes. Read More.
Older adults prescribed an opioid pain medication often are not given critical information about how to safely use the drug. This includes an understanding of the risks, side effects and proper disposal of leftover pills. Read More.
A new study shows that older adults receiving physical therapy are at a lower risk for an emergency department (ED) visit for a fall-related injury. Studies have in the past shown that older adults who follow special PT or exercise routines after a fall can reduce the risk of future falls. Falls are the leading cause of illness and death among Americans aged 65 and older. Read More.
A new study shows how cycling and other exercise for older adults can actually protect the immune system. This study highlights the beneficial impact of physical activity on adaptive immune function in old age. Read More.
An interesting study about how to receive even greater benefits when taking your next walk. Being more mindful of your breathing and surroundings may help lower stress and anxiety. Read More.
A new study shows additional benefits to receiving physical therapy for low back pain (LBP) as a first-line approach. Beyond its effectiveness as a treatment for the pain itself, it can save money and dramatically reduce the chance of receiving an opioid prescription.
While our popular Central Clinic is located in Golden Valley, MN, we are also experiencing tremendous growth in our Satellite Clinics. These clinics are located in select Assisted Living communities. It’s a great opportunity to bring outpatient and physiatry services on-site to residents and local community members.
Join Team LRG on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the MDA Muscle Walk! We’re walking with others in the fight against Muscular Dystrophy, ALS, and other muscle disorders. We’re proud to once again be a sponsor of this great event. Register or donate today.
We recently introduced ProgressPlus, a new wellness program in response to the many requests we received from people who wanted to work one-on-one with one of our licensed physical or occupational therapists on a private pay basis. With ProgressPlus we prepare an individualized exercise plan customized to a client’s personal fitness goals and abilities. For more information, call us at 763.267.6654.
We’re partnering with local businesses to maximize their most valuable asset — their employees. Our new LRG Ergonomics & Safety program offers comprehensive ergonomic evaluations to identify efficiency and work process improvements that will save money and create an even healthier environment for workers. Proper ergonomics inspires a stronger culture focused on safety and well-being while taking care of the bottom line.