Physical Therapy

Congestive Heart Failure: How Fast Does It Progress

By |2023-09-26T11:36:16-04:00September 26th, 2023|Nursing, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

The symptoms of congestive heart failure vary from person to person, depending on the stage they’re in. The underlying causes also affect how heart failure progresses and may include other medical conditions and lifestyle factors. No cure is available, though treatments are available to slow the progression.Cardiac care and rehabilitation is often recommended to slow [...]

ACL Knee Instability – Can You Fix It Without Surgery?

By |2023-09-18T11:19:36-04:00September 18th, 2023|Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

The ACL is a ligament in the front of the knee connecting the thigh and shin bones. Twisting or bending the knee too far often causes ligament tears, resulting in ACL knee instability. Failure to treat the issue may result in recurrent knee injuries, tears, swelling, and pain. Functional impairments and muscle weakness are also [...]

Diabetic Neuropathy – 2 Things That Make It Worse

By |2023-08-21T10:29:01-04:00August 21st, 2023|Nursing, Physical Therapy|

Diabetes occurs when the pancreas fails to produce insulin, increasing glucose levels in the bloodstream. If uncorrected, high blood sugar causes nerve damage, resulting in diabetic neuropathy. Symptoms include numbness, tingling, burning, or weakness in the extremities, pain, sensitivity, vision issues, or infections. Though the disease can be managed, a couple of factors could make [...]

What Happens to Adults with an Abnormal Opening in the Back?

By |2023-08-14T10:27:07-04:00August 14th, 2023|Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

While most spinal birth defects are rare, an abnormal opening in the back can have significant long-term health challenges. In medical terms, the condition is referred to as spina bifida, a form of neural tube defect which causes the neural tube not to close properly.The degree to which it can impair motion and independence will [...]

What Is The Best Way of Healing Arthritis?

By |2023-07-17T11:13:13-04:00July 17th, 2023|Nursing, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

Arthritis causes joint pain and various degrees of immobility and is very common in older people. While there is no cure for this disease, there are ways to heal arthritis and make life worth living.The key to dealing with arthritis is to exercise sensibly whilst knowing your limits. Exercise helps keep the tendons and ligaments [...]

3 Most Common Geriatric Problems – What to Do

By |2023-06-20T10:44:36-04:00June 20th, 2023|Neurological Diseases, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation|

The current healthcare system allows us to live longer than ever before. Of course, even modern science can’t prevent our bodies from eventually wearing down. Though not everyone experiences the same issues, most seniors face a few common geriatric problems. Genetics, lifestyle, and other factors contribute to several medical conditions, some of which are treatable [...]

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