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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

Preparing an Emergency Plan for Your Unique Needs

July 19, 2022

Disasters such as hurricanes, floods, fires and other emergency situations are all too common these days. In fact, about 4 out of 5 Americans live in counties hit by weather events since 2007, according to disaster declaration data from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). That illustrates how these events can impact nearly everyone and… Read More

Celebrating Our Certified Nursing Assistants

June 9, 2022

The National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA) decided the theme of this year’s National CNA Week, celebrated June 16 through 22, is “I’m Still Standing.” That’s an appropriate theme, given the unprecedented challenges Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs)—have been called upon to meet during the last few years of pandemic health care. People who go… Read More

Be Sure to Know the FAST Signs of a Stroke

May 18, 2022

In the United States, someone suffers from a stroke every four seconds. And one in four of those strokes occur in someone who has already had one. The chances are high that you know someone who has had—or will have—a stroke. What is a stroke? A stroke is a disruption in blood flow to the… Read More

April is Occupational Therapy Month

April 26, 2022

April is Occupational Therapy Month. The profession of occupational therapy was initially developed as a response to soldiers returning home from World War I with symptoms of “shell shock,” or what we now know as post-traumatic stress disorder. The original occupational therapists were women hired by the military to assist the soldiers in reclaiming their… Read More