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Finding Independence Through Rehab and Recreation

July 8, 2024 — As we celebrate events like the Fourth of July and recognize the importance of Disability Pride Month, we reflect on what independence truly means for individuals undergoing rehabilitation. For many, achieving independence through physical, occupational, and speech therapy is life changing. These therapies not only restore function but also boost confidence and enhance quality of... Read More

Vital Role of Speech Therapy in Managing Dementias

June 10, 2024 — Dementia describes various brain disorders that alter everyday activities and relationships. Although there are several types of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common. The fifth leading cause of death, Alzheimer’s currently affects almost 7 million Americans ; by 2050, that number is expected to jump to 13 million. One of the most common symptoms... Read More

Rehabilitation for Arthritis and Osteoporosis

May 13, 2024 — May is a month with impact: buds blooming, sun shining, and birds chirping. May is also a time to focus on two health conditions that have major impact: arthritis and osteoporosis. Arthritis is the number one cause of disability, affects nearly 60 million adults, and there are over 100 different types of it. Approximately 10... Read More

Beyond Mobility: OT for Seniors

April 8, 2024 — For many of us, independence isn’t just a luxury—it’s the beating heart of our existence. But as the years roll by, life’s simple tasks can morph into demanding challenges. It’s natural for our eyesight to weaken, our strength and stamina to decrease, and occasional forgetfulness. But there is help! With customized interventions, occupational therapy (OT)... Read More

Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Brain Injuries

March 25, 2024 — March marks Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness, break down the stigma, and empower those who have survived traumatic brain injuries. About every 9 seconds someone in the U.S. suffers a brain injury caused by anything from sports and recreation to slips and falls to explosives and car accidents. Although brain injuries... Read More

Recreational Rehabilitation

February 6, 2024 — Rehabilitation is not a quick fix; it’s a journey to wellness, sometimes a long one. Whether it’s recovering from a physical injury, regaining motor skills after a stroke, or relearning speech abilities post-surgery, the path can often be challenging and demanding. Thankfully, in addition to traditional therapeutic exercises and treatments, there’s an approach that incorporates... Read More

What is Integrative Medicine?

January 12, 2024 — According to a recent survey, three of the top five New Year’s resolutions for 2024 relate to health. Whether exercising more, eating healthier, or losing weight, most Americans want to improve their overall wellbeing. But over 40% of those committed on New Year’s Day will have given up by February 1. Sustaining long-term lifestyle changes... Read More

Speech Therapy is a Gift for Stroke Survivors

December 12, 2023 — Holidays often bring indulgence in our favorite things, whether that be eating, drinking, or celebrating. It also means higher stress, disrupted routines, and lack of sleep – and these factors contribute to a higher risk for stroke. In fact, more strokes occur between November and February than any other four-month period. A recent study from... Read More

Supporting Veterans Through OT

November 8, 2023 — Veterans Day stands as a poignant holiday dedicated to the service and sacrifices made by countless men and women. It also is a good reminder of society’s promise to support them as they return to civilian life. Occupational therapy (OT) can play a vital role in assisting veterans as they regain independence, restore well-being, and... Read More

A Day in the Life of a PT

October 2, 2023 — We all know that physical therapists (PT) help individuals live to their full potential through hands-on care, exercise prescriptions, and patient education. And that they work in a wide variety of settings from hospitals to people’s homes, from workplaces to nursing homes. PTs are well-educated and trained; to practice, they need a doctor of physical... Read More