10 Things I Wish Moms Knew About Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
This is a guest post by my very own pelvic floor physiotherapist, Mercedes Eustergerling. Stay tuned for my own blog post about my experiences as a pelvic floor physio patient! It’s not too late. I’ve heard so many moms tell me that they have pelvic health issues, but they think it’s too late to do anything …
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…
In the hospital on Election Day? You can still vote. Here's how
After failing to vote in the 2008 election, a young doctor vows to help her patients vote, even if they are in the hospital on Election Day.
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
Physical therapy for knee pain: What to expect
If you suffer from any sort of ongoing knee pain, planning on having knee surgery or recovering from surgery,
10 Reasons Why Physical Therapy is Beneficial
Physical therapy helps people of all ages who have medical conditions, illnesses or injuries that limit their regular ability to move and function A customized physical therapy program can help individuals return to their prior level of functioning, and encourage activities and lifestyle changes that can help prevent further injury and improve overall health and well being. Primary care doctors often refer patients to physical therapy at the first sign of a problem, since it is considered a conservative approach to managing problems. Wondering what makes physical therapy so important? In honor of Physical Therapy month in October, here are 10 ways it may benefit you Reduce or eliminate pain. Therapeutic exercises and manual therapy techniques…
5 Tips to Improve Your Visit to the OB-GYN
Stop fretting and follow these get-comfortable tips from doctors nationwide.
What to Expect From a Drug Rehabilitation Program
Entering a drug rehabilitation program may be a bit frightening simply because you don't know what to expect. Here is some information to help
Physical Therapy A Good First Choice Before Surgery for Meniscal Tears and Knee Osteoarthritis
Mild meniscal tears and moderate knee osteoarthritis send some people under the knife, when all they really need is physical therapy. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine found no sig
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.