Autoimmune Disorders: When the Body Attacks Itself

By |July 8th, 2024|Categories: Neurological Diseases, Rehabilitation|

When the immune system works properly, it attacks the germs, viruses, and bacteria infecting the body. But sometimes, it attacks healthy tissue instead, resulting in autoimmune disorders. So, what causes our immune system to attack our body cells? Well, there are several possible causes, including environmental issues and lifestyle choices.Regardless [...]

What Causes Muscle Stiffness as We Age?

By |June 24th, 2024|Categories: Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

Our bodies change as we get older, but we don’t always know the cause of such alterations. Muscle stiffness is one of the more common and troubling issues among seniors. Though we know our bodies are slowing down, a few factors affect how our muscles handle the passage of time. [...]

When Do You Need Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Why?

By |June 10th, 2024|Categories: Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

Orthopedic rehabilitation is a specialized medical branch focused on restoring function and mobility to those who have suffered musculoskeletal injuries or undergone orthopedic surgeries. Healing after musculoskeletal injuries can be slow. The rehab’s goal is also to speed up recovery, eliminate pain and prevent further complications.To boost the efficiency of [...]

Progression of Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms with Age

By |May 28th, 2024|Categories: Neurological Diseases, Rehabilitation|

Multiple sclerosis affects the brain and spinal cord, progressing through three phases. In the high-risk phase, the early signs of the disease are detected. During the remitting-relapsing phase, symptoms come and go, while the progressive phase features continued symptoms with no breaks. As your condition develops, multiple sclerosis symptoms worsen, [...]

Can Stress Make Your Arthritis Worse

By |May 14th, 2024|Categories: Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

We experience stress throughout our lives when switching jobs, buying homes, or other major life changes. Though these events cause short-term concerns, they don’t usually do much damage. Chronic stress is more severe, resulting from long-term issues, like financial strains or life-altering medical conditions. When combining stress and arthritis, [...]

A Broken Ankle: Things To Avoid Doing

By |April 29th, 2024|Categories: Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

A broken ankle can be very painful and vary in severity and complexity, so, care and the treatment approach will be tailored to the specific type of fracture. When dealing with a fractured ankle, it's important to prioritize your recovery and follow the instructions carefully to prevent further complications.Your care [...]

Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease: Prevent Complications

By |April 22nd, 2024|Categories: Neurological Diseases, Rehabilitation|

Alzheimer's disease is a form of dementia causing changes and complications in memory, cognition, and behavior. Over time, these symptoms worsen, significantly impacting the ability to carry out everyday activities.If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, education, care, and early treatments are all very important to prevent further complications. Seek [...]

Causes and Signs of Liver Disease: Can You Reverse It?

By |April 11th, 2024|Categories: Rehabilitation|

The liver performs several vital functions, including removing toxins from the blood, breaking down fats, and storing iron. When the organ fails and can’t perform its functions, you may not notice any signs, regardless of your age. Taking care of yourself is important to prevent the most common causes of [...]

How Long Does Post-Surgical Fatigue Last? Possible Causes

By |April 1st, 2024|Categories: Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

After undergoing surgery, it's typical to experience post-surgical fatigue lasting a few days or even weeks, although some people may continue to feel exhausted for months afterward, depending on various factors. These factors encompass the nature of the surgery itself, underlying health conditions, age, medication, potential infections, and anemia. Additionally, [...]

What Causes Limited Range of Motion in the Leg

By |March 25th, 2024|Categories: Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

Proper flexibility allows you to move your limbs freely and go about your day however you like. When the range of motion in your legs is reduced, you’re limited in what you can do. Even standing up or walking short distances becomes more difficult. Unfortunately, there are several causes for [...]

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