5 Things I’d Like You to Know Before Your First Visit
What is physical therapy? How can it help me? What should I know? What role do I play in it? What if I don’t like going to the...
Frozen Shoulder: How can Physical Therapy Help Loosen the Joint?
Are you dealing with a pain in your shoulder during the day and at night? Are you noticing stiffness and decreased motion in your shoulder, making it difficult to perform your daily tasks? There is a chance you may have Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis commonly affects women more than men and it usually occurs between the ages of 40-70 years old. There is no known cause why people develop frozen shoulder, but studies show that those with diabetes, stroke, or Parkinson’s may be at a higher risk. It also tends to develop in those that have had an injury to the shoulder, or during periods of immobilization. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. It is made up of three bones, the humerus, scapula (shoulder), and clavicle (collar bone)…
Long-Term Acute Care: What to Expect
Long-term acute care (LTCH) hospitals provide medical and rehabilitative care for longer periods to people with complex problems. A typical stay is 25 days. Acute and chronic conditions that may require long-term care include:
What's Coming To Edgemere in 2020?
On Tuesday, May 7, Councilman Donovan Richards led an informal session to discuss the controversial housing development slated for the land that once held Peninsula Hospital. Members from Arker Companies, the developer of the proposed project spoke to the community and updated them on the changes they've made since their meeting in January. As of May 6, Arker is certified to begin the ULURP (Uniformed Land Use Procedure) process. Richards began by assuring the crowd in the packed RISE Center at 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd that he has no plans to gentrify his district. He insists that at least half of the proposed 2,200 housing units in the new development will be reserved for existing Rockaway…
Stroke Recovery: What to Expect
Published October 15, 2013 With so much left unknown about how the brain repairs itself after a stroke, it is hard to predict exactly how much a patient will recover. However, with the help of medical rehabilitation, post-stroke patients can achieve the best possible long-term outcome More than 700,000 people in the U.S. experience a stroke each year and 10 percent of them recover almost completely , 25 percent recover with minor impairments, 40 percent experience moderate to severe impairments and 10 percent require care at a long-term care facility. For all of these survivors, rehabilitation can substantially help them relearn skills such as talking, eating, dressing and walking, that were lost due to brain damage…
Blues Guitar 101 Workshop
Join Eric Lacovara from George's Music for this intermediate Blues Guitar workshop! Dates and more information can be found at: www.georgesmusic.com/p...
Computational Walking Model Aims to Guide Poststroke Physical Therapy Regimen
University of Florida researchers have developed a computational model that they hope could help physical therapists determine the best treatment approach to spur the most optimum recovery from a stroke.
Restaurant customer expresses gratitude with a $2,000 tip
A regular customer at a Washington, D.C. restaurant ate an order of gumbo and fried chicken — then left a $2,000 tip.
Back Pain Tips from a Physical Therapist
Matthew Randall, PT, DPT, discusses low back pain and some of its causes. Physical therapists examine and evaluate a person thoroughly to determine the cause...
What Is Physical Therapy?
The Who, What, Why, And How Of Physical Therapy Physical therapy: two words that are thrown around frequently, but what do those words really mean? ‘PT’ is sometimes referred to as ‘pain and torture.’ You can be assured that is not the purpose of this profession Physical therapy, or physiotherapy, is a wonderful profession that exists for one purpose: to help people feel and move better, meet their goals, and get back to a life that they want to live. No matter if you’ve been challenged by injury, illness, or pain, we’re here to help. There Is A PT For Every Stage Of Life Physical therapy covers every corner of life: from birth to ‘old age,’ from little aches and pains, to major injuries. We can help children learn how to walk, help…