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How Speech Therapy Benefits Stroke Survivors

May 16, 2023

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about communication disorders and promoting the importance of early intervention and treatment, especially for the almost 800,000 people who have strokes in the United States every year. A recent study from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the California… Read More

How Occupational Therapy Can Keep You Safe as You Age 

April 13, 2023

Occupational Therapy Month is celebrated every April to recognize and raise awareness about the significant contribution of occupational therapists (OTs) in helping people of all ages participate in daily activities they need and want to do. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the vital role that OTs play in the healthcare industry and their ability… Read More

The Benefits of Pet Ownership for Seniors

March 24, 2023

If you’ve owned a pet, you know how much joy they can bring to your life. Just ask the 90.5 million households who own a pet in the United States. And if you’re one of the 27% of baby boomers who own a pet, I’m sure you can attest to the benefits of pet ownership.… Read More

What You Need to Know About Cardiac Rehabilitation

February 15, 2023

If you or a loved one has recently suffered from a heart attack. Your biggest concern is probably recovering and returning to normal as soon as possible. You’re not alone. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease remains the number one cause of death in the United States, and the average age at the… Read More

5 Tips for Preparing for a Planned Surgery

January 25, 2023

Planned or not, surgery interrupts your life and is scary and overwhelming.  Finding out you need a surgical procedure is stressful.  Careful preparation and planning can ensure you have a successful procedure and recovery. Here are five tips to prepare before, during, and after surgery. Ask Questions Make an appointment to meet with your surgeon… Read More

4 Surprising Conditions That Physical Therapy Can Treat

December 13, 2022

Injured professional athletes working to get back on the field or older people recovering from knee surgery—that’s typically what comes to mind when we think of physical therapy. Physical therapists are movement experts, and they treat a lot of different conditions—probably more than you’d think! Here are some of more surprising conditions that physical therapy… Read More

Prescription for a Healthy Holiday

November 21, 2022

For many people, the holiday season means extra visits with family and friends, creating fun memories, sharing traditions, and enjoying the warm glow of family. With all the decorating and activities, it’s easy to let safety slip off your To Do list. But this is an excellent time to make sure powerful medicines don’t fall… Read More

Physical Therapy for Healthy Aging

October 13, 2022

Think physical therapy is only for people recovering from surgery or an injury? Think again! In addition to helping people recover from injuries or planned surgeries, physical therapists are experts in movement and exercise, and their expertise can help older people stay active and independent as they get older. Our physical therapists (PTs) work to… Read More

Taking Steps to Prevent Falls

September 21, 2022

When we’re young, an injury from a fall may sideline us for a few days or weeks, but a full recovery is usually possible. As we get older, the consequences of falls can become more serious, setting up a sequence of events that can have longstanding implications for our independence and health. However, it doesn’t… Read More

Are You Up to Date on Your Immunizations?

August 11, 2022

Most people know about childhood immunizations—the shots kids get at their routine pediatric appointments. But did you know that there are vaccines that adults should get as well? The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly brought more attention to immunization and the health risks of not being properly vaccinated. August is National Immunization Awareness Month, an observance… Read More