I Have Been Diagnosed With Osteoporosis, What Now?

5 Jul 21
I Have Been Diagnosed With Osteoporosis, What Now?

Osteoporosis is a term that gets thrown around a lot. However, what is it and how is it managed? The word osteoporosis literally means “porous bone.” Osteoporosis is the most common chronic metabolic bone disease. Today, there are more than 3 million cases every year in the United States! The disease causes bones to weaken […]

24 May 21
Protect Your Heart from Hypertension with Physical Therapy

High blood pressure goes by many names such as hypertension, elevated blood pressure and HTN. However, no matter what you call it, high blood pressure is a common diagnosis for many Americans. According to recent guidelines high blood pressure is when repeated readings show systolic blood pressure (SBP) is ≥140 mm Hg and/or diastolic blood […]

10 May 21
Can Physical Therapy Help with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Did you know? RA affects 0.4-1% of the population in North America 2-3 times more common in females than males  Most commonly diagnosed in women 30-60 years of age Individuals with RA are 8 times more likely to have the functional disability compared with adults in the general population from the same community It can […]

19 Apr 21
Physical Therapy and Pathology: Parkinson’s Disease

Did you know that according to the Parkinson’s Foundation: Nearly one million Americans are living with Parkinson’s disease (PD), which is more than the combined number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and Lou Gehrig’s disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). Approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with PD each year. More than 10 million people […]

5 Apr 21
Physical Therapy and Pathology: Osteoarthritis

Did you know? Osteoarthritis (OA) affects about 3.3% to 3.6% of the population globally and is the most common form of arthritis.  It causes moderate to severe disability in 43 million people, making it the 11th most debilitating disease worldwide.  In the United States, it is estimated that 80% of the population over 65 years […]