As you may have already heard, October is National Physical Therapy month! NPTM is a commemoration held each October by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), designed to recognize the impact that physical therapists and physical therapist assistants make in restoring and improving motion in people’s lives. read more>
In order to prevent the occurrence or recurrence of falls, physical therapy focuses on two aspects to keep you sure-footed: balance training and physical exercise.
Good balance is dependent on many factors - reliable sensory input is received from the eyes, vestibular system, and proprioceptors in the spine and lower extremities. The aging population is prone to many diseases that affect this information. Consider these statistics: read more>
Let Rehabilitation Consultants be the key to helping you complete a successful disability claim. Having a hard time with your claim? We can help by providing a Disability Work Assessment. read more>
Begging mom to take you to the pool in the summertime was not only fun, but was better for you than you realized.
The low-impact, total body workout of swimming is easy on the joints, while still strengthening muscles, especially your most important muscle – the heart. read more>
With great weather and the long weekend approaching, many of us may make a tee time. Before you hit the links this Memorial Day, read through these golf tips, provided to us by Physiotherapy Associates, and hopefully take a stroke or two off your game. read more>
"YOUR HEALTH MATTERS"
Are you tired of having health problems holding you back? Do you want to learn more about how you can take an active role in returning to those activities that you love? We're offering four free health seminars in our "Your Health Matters" series. Licensed physical therapists will be covering these four topics in separate sessions throughout February: read more>
Licensed Clinicians Offer Patients Information on Healthy Lifestyles
Exton, PA, October 1, 2012—Physiotherapy Associates, the nation's foremost provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, today announced that its more than 650 clinics will offer a free, no obligation 15-minute healthy lifestyle consultation with a licensed clinician to celebrate October as "National Physical Therapy Month," as designated by the American Physical Therapy Association. read more>
Sit up straight. Shoulders back. Stand tall. Don't slouch! Can you still hear your mother's voice pleading with you? She was right, of course. Good posture not only looks better, it helps to maintain a healthy spine and prevent neck and back pain. read more>
A couple of hours spent in the garden, whether it's growing your favorite vegetables and herbs or caring for a bright row of flowers, can be one of the greatest and healthiest of summer's pleasures. Hopefully you've enjoyed a hardy and pain-free gardening season up to now! read more>
Whatever your age or fitness level, cycling is a great way to enjoy the great outdoors. Time spent this summer on a bicycle may be just what you need to enhance your fitness level for some seasons to come. read more>
|Acute Lower Back Pain Exercise Tips|
Alleviate Back Pain:
Has lower back pain got you feeling down? Perform these simple exercises to help relieve the pain and get back to enjoying life. read more