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Recovering after stroke
A stroke happens when blood flow to any part of the brain stops. Each person has a different recovery time and need for long-term care. Problems with moving, thinking, and talking often improve in the first weeks or months after a stroke. Some people will keep...
American Heart Month
February is American Heart Month, a time when all people can focus on their cardiovascular health.
American Heart Month is a wonderful opportunity to focus our attention on ways to promote and maintain heart health. Since 1963, American Heart Month has been celebrated as a way to educate Americans to join the battle against heart disease.
Importance Of Physical Therapy After Surgery
It is essential you know that life immediately after surgery is not instant bliss. The success of your treatment depends on what you do during your post-op recovery period. Physical therapy is often recommended – and there’s a good reason why. It works.
Give the Gift of Sight Month
Gift Of Sight month has been designed to help and raise awareness regarding the importance of eye health. A lot of people realize that routine yearly physicals are imperative in terms of detecting or preventing a lot of conditions. However, very few people appreciate just how important a yearly eye exam is when it comes to preventing disorders and diagnosing diseases at the earliest stage.
National Physical Therapy Month
National Physical Therapy Month occurs each October. The American Physical Therapy Association uses the month to raise awareness for the benefits of physical therapy. It’s also a time to celebrate the wonderful work done by health professionals to restore and maintain function, and improve people’s lives without using potentially harmful and addictive medication. According to the APTA (American Physical Therapy Association) PT is “the safer way to manage pain.”
National Suicide Prevention Week
Importance of Physical Therapy for Senior
Elderly physical therapy combines a combination of approaches including stretching, walking, massage, hydrotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and electrical stimulation among others.