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Exercise as Medicine for those with Neurological Conditions

Over the last 10 years, many research studies have been conducted to determine the benefits of exercise on the body. Specifically, the benefits are great for progressive neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease (PD), Alzheimer’s…

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Insurers Are Moving From “Sick-care” to “Well-care”

TRICARE has decided to waive the cost-sharing requirement of up to three visits to a physical therapist for low back pain. They’ve said that the goal is to encourage more use of “high-value” treatments for…

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Feeling Fatigued?

Everyone can benefit from using the techniques of fatigue management. Each of us has a given amount of energy to expend each day to accomplish our daily work and leisure tasks. The idea is to…

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Don’t become a snow shoveling statistic

Did you know that approximately 11,500 people each year are injured shoveling snow?  I didn’t either until I looked it up, but it is unfortunately true.  The most common injuries are soft tissue (think muscle…

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How can occupational therapy help you?

Occupational therapy is a healthcare profession that focuses on helping people do all the things that they want and need to do in their daily lives. The overall goal is improving function and safety within…

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