physical therapy'S ARCHIVE

  • Physical Therapy – Is it painful?

    By Membership Administrator | In Exercise, Physical Exercise | on June 21, 2014

    No pain no gain is an exercise motto that promises greater rewards for the price of hard and even painful work. As a physical therapist, I hear this motto almost on a daily basis and unfortunately it does not always apply to the work that needs to be done during physical therapy treatment. Pain is […]

  • As a person ages, their body goes through various changes. Strength and speed are not what they used to be. Fitness is very important, especially for those over the age of 50. The advantages your elderly loved one will experience when participating in regular exercise include improved levels of energy, better mobility, and increased circulation. […]

  • Most doctors who work with patients in treating back pain also actively work with physical therapists like me. Physical therapists are skilled in helping patients recover from back pain and get back to performing everyday physical activities. Physical therapists often spend time teaching their patients exercises which help them improve and maintain the health of […]

  • Fall Prevention – Preventing a Fall

    By Keep Fit and Moving Team | In Exercise, Fall Prevention | on September 9, 2013

    Preventing an older adult from falling is one of the greatest gifts we can offer our mom, dad, grandparent or friend.  Nobody wants to fall.  However, there are preventable steps which family, friends and caregivers can put in place to prevent falls.  Once you know the fall risk factors, then the rest is easy–implementation. Personal […]

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