Physical Therapy and Pathology: Parkinson’s Disease

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 […]