Every October is a National Physical Therapy Month, an annual opportunity to raise awareness about the benefits of physical therapy and to be grateful for those who dedicate their careers to helping others live with increased mobility and less pain. Physical therapists (PTs) are movement experts who improve the quality of life of their patients. By recommending routine exercises, use of hands-on evaluation and care, and patient education, PTs help all ages with a variety of conditions and movement needs.
If your knees and back hurt, you are not alone. If you’ve ever had a sore neck from sleeping the wrong way or an aching back from playing with the (grand)kids, you’re among the millions of Americans who suffer from temporary or chronic bone and joint pain. Here’s more information about how you can observe Bone and Joint Health National Action Week this year, and take action to improve your own quality of life!
During this year’s celebration of Family Health & Fitness Day, enjoy the start of the fall season and continue to encourage healthy habits in your family–there’s no excuse to not be outside and enjoy the falling leaves and cool mornings. Take a step towards changing habits to live an incredible life with our 3 tips!
For those who are suffering from ACL injuries or ruptures, know that you aren’t alone, and that many people share the pain and frustration that comes with recovery. Here we details how do they occur, and what are some of the best ways to recover.