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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

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

Test Your OT Knowledge

April 30, 2023 — Did you know there are nearly 130,000 occupational therapists in the United States? Or that to be an occupational therapist you need to earn a degree, pass an exam, and get licensed? April is National Occupational Therapy Month! You probably know the basics about occupational therapy: that it is based on and driven by science... Read More

Breathing Easier with Pulmonary Rehabilitation

March 28, 2023 — Approximately 25 million people in the United States live with lung conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pulmonary fibrosis (PF). Both of these diseases thicken the lungs making it difficult to breathe and for the body to get needed oxygen. The good news is that pulmonary rehabilitation, which includes physical therapy, can help... Read More

Heart Disease: How Physical Therapy Can Help

March 7, 2022 — If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease or are recovering from heart surgery, your doctor will most likely prescribe a program of cardiac rehabilitation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cardiac rehabilitation is an important program for anyone recovering from a heart attack, heart failure, or other heart problem that required... Read More

Recovering From a Hip Fracture: What to Expect

December 10, 2021 — A hip fracture is a serious injury, especially among the elderly. According to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 300,000 people older than 65 are admitted to the hospital each year after suffering a hip fracture. Most of these injuries are caused by falling – usually by falling sideways.... Read More
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