Balance and Understanding Seniors’ Risk of Falling

Balance and Understanding Seniors’ Risk of Falling

As we age, our balance will decline, and without maintaining a functional level of strength, flexibility, and balance, you can become prone to an increased risk of falls. Every year more than one in three people age 65 years or older fall, and the risk increases with age. A simple fall can cause a...

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How to Avoid Dehydration Throughout Your Everyday Life

How to Avoid Dehydration Throughout Your Everyday Life

What is the definition of dehydration? Dehydration is commonly defined as a harmful reduction in the amount of water in the body. Dehydration doesn’t just affect you when you are outside sweating, or when hiking through the hot desert. Dehydration can affect you just as easily when going through...

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Post-COVID Symptoms: Does Physical Therapy Help?

Post-COVID Symptoms: Does Physical Therapy Help?

Testing positive for COVID-19 has impacted everyone to one degree or another, whether us or someone close. However, a full recovery has been a completely different issue for many. Labeled as long-haulers, no, they don't drive heavy cargo across the country, but they are heavily burdened by...

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How Is Screen Time Affecting Your Mental & Physical Health?

How Is Screen Time Affecting Your Mental & Physical Health?

In a recent survey, it was found that most Americans spend nearly half of their waking hours looking at a screen. And, 79 percent of the respondents of one survey felt that their screen time had increased in the last 5 years. Our physical therapy clinic is often looking for ways to help our...

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Most Comfortable Sleeping Positions for Quality Sleep

Most Comfortable Sleeping Positions for Quality Sleep

The average person spends around one-third of their life sleeping, and if you experience trouble getting a quality amount, your health can suffer. Many common sleeping complaints include lower back pain upon waking up, waking up and your hands have “fallen asleep,” and difficulty trying to find a...

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Eat Well to Live Well

Eat Well to Live Well

Let's Celebrate "National Nutrition Month" Together The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics created National Nutrition Month to increase awareness of nutrition's importance and how nutrition can help you achieve your goals. Specifically, the month is geared to educate people on the importance of...

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How Not To Kill Your Diet During The Holidays

How Not To Kill Your Diet During The Holidays

by Jamie Miller PT, DPT, CKTP This topic seems to be the million-dollar question that many people, including myself, feel defeated with right out of the gate. In realizing this, I first had to change my mindset. Let’s not look at the quality of our holiday season based on what we can/can’t eat,...

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