5 Simple Ways to Prevent Falls This Winter

5 Simple Ways to Prevent Falls This Winter

Slipping and falling is so much more than embarrassing; it is also a health hazard. In fact, about 2.8 million people over the age of 65 are treated in an emergency department each year due to a fall. Also, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]

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Are You Believing These 3 Myths About Falling?

Are You Believing These 3 Myths About Falling?

Falling is a common fear that people develop, particularly as they age. Since 1 out of 3 adults over the age of 65 falls each year, this fear is not unfounded. Is falling a concern of yours? If so, you may be believing myths about falling. However, […]

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Do You REALLY Need Steroids for Shoulder Pain?

Do You REALLY Need Steroids for Shoulder Pain?

There are few types of pain more uncomfortable than shoulder pain. Those who develop tendonitis, bursitis, rotator cuff problems, etc., know all too well the familiar aches of shoulder pain. Individuals dealing with such pain are often willing to do almost anything to ease it. The Trouble […]

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Should You Use Heat Therapy or Ice Therapy to Reduce Pain?

Should You Use Heat Therapy or Ice Therapy to Reduce Pain?

If you’re like most people, at some point in your life you have reached for an ice pack or heating pad in hopes of quelling a stubborn ache or pain. As you probably discovered, heat therapy and ice therapy can both increase comfort and lessen the pain […]

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You Can Prevent Falls, Breaks and Other Injuries with Physiotherapy

Did you know that one in three older individuals (65 and older) will fall this year, along with 50 percent of those over age 80? It’s true. These falls often have serious medical consequences, such as broken bones and other types of trauma. Here is the good […]

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Physiotherapy Really CAN Increase Athletic Performance

Physiotherapy Really CAN Increase Athletic Performance

Serious athletes are almost always searching for viable methods of increasing sports performance. Such individuals have dedicated their whole selves to reaching their utmost athletic potential, and many will stop at nothing until that potential is reached. Special diets, nutritional supplements, and personal training are often sought […]

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Physiotherapy Benefits Both Body and Mind

Physiotherapy Benefits Both Body and Mind

When someone mentions physiotherapy, what is the first image that comes to your mind? Perhaps physiotherapy conjures thoughts of individuals whose bodies are riddled with pain. Indeed, physiotherapy is, in many cases, the first line of defense against physical pain. But did you know that physiotherapy can […]

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Rehabilitation following a meniscus tear

So your doc said you have a meniscus tear? Ouch! And now you are wondering what rehabilitation will be like. This is going to depend on whether or not you had surgery and how bad the tear is. Small meniscus tears are common and can even heal […]

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