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Physical Therapy and Other Natural Ways to Treat Chronic Pain

July 10, 2019 —   According to the National Institutes of Health, pain is the number one reason people seek medical attention. One of the most common ways doctors help ease patients’ pain has been to prescribe a painkiller. This started to change when more people started becoming addicted to their pain medication, leading to a national epidemic. According... Read More

Living With Limited Mobility? Here’s How You Can Stay Physically Fit.

September 14, 2018 —   Most everyone is aware that to age well, it’s important to exercise. But what can you do if you’re living with arthritis, osteoporosis, Parkinson’s disease or another mobility-limiting condition? Many people living with these conditions restrict their physical activity, either because it’s painful or under the mistaken belief that exercise will worsen their condition.... Read More

How to Breathe Easier with COPD

April 14, 2017 —   Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for a variety of progressive lung diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. According to the National Institutes for Health, approximately 12 million Americans are diagnosed with the disease and another 12 million are thought to be undiagnosed. Death rates from the disease are rising; currently... Read More

How to Prevent (and Recover From) a Stroke

October 17, 2016 —   According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), nearly 800,000 people have a stroke each year – more than 15 percent of those die as a result. The good news is that there are several things you can do to prevent strokes. According to the National Stroke Association, up to 80 percent... Read More

How to Create a Healthy Heart

August 15, 2016 — Cardiovascular diseases remain the leading cause of death in the world. More than 900,000 Americans have a heart attack each year; more than 600,000 Americans die of heart disease each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least one third of these deaths are preventable. Here are some tips to... Read More

The Importance of Rehabilitation after Hip Surgery

June 17, 2016 —   Every year, more than 250,000 people experience a hip fracture, the majority being people 65 and over. Hip fractures can reduce future independence and may even shorten one’s life. Within two years of a hip fracture, more than half of men and 40 percent of women are living in a long-term care facility or... Read More