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What A Career; What A Profession!!
Throughout the month of April, we recognize our occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants as a part of Occupational Therapy Month. What
What is Occupational Therapy?
So..what exactly is occupational therapy? Many people think occupational therapy helps individuals get jobs. Well, that's only one important aspect of ALL th...
Risk Of Gout Attacks Can Be Reduced By Eating Cherries
A study has revealed that gout sufferers eating cherries for a 2 day period exhibited a 35 percent reduced risk of gout attacks in comparison to people who didn't eat cherries. Prior studies report that there
Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse
In Iceland, teenage smoking, drinking and drug use have been radically cut in the past 20 years. Emma Young finds out how they did it, and why other countries won’t follow suit.
Home Health Care vs In-home Care: What's the Difference?
See how different services with similar names stack up in our comparison chart. Home health care = skilled medical care. In-home care = help w/ daily living
Addicted to a Substance: What Determines How Quickly This Happens
Addicted to a Substance: Some people may choose to experiment with addictive substances, thinking they can quit before they become addicted.
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)…
5 Simple Ways to Check for Scoliosis
By Elizabeth Williams, PT, DPT, Wilmington OH Center Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that is most common in younger years, prior to puberty. Scoliosis can present differently in patients depending on factors including a person’s age, growth and strength of musculature surrounding the spine. Most cases of scoliosis can be very mild, but …
The Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: 20 Memory Care Experts on Caring for Alzhiemer's...
Caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia can be a confusing, emotionally taxing and overwhelming experience for caregivers and family members. Often, it’s tough to know where to turn to get the best, most informative answers to your questions about Alzheimer’s care. With that in mind, we reached out to 20 memory care …