Physical Therapy Helps Alzheimer’s Disease

November is World Alzheimer's Month, Join Access Physical Therapy & Wellness in Their Efforts to Raise Awareness and Find a Cure

The month of November is dedicated to a cause that affects many lives: National Alzheimer’s Awareness month. As of 2014, in the United States there is an estimate of 5.2 million Alzheimer’s patients.  Americans are encouraged to participate in Alzheimer’s Association activities to help fight for a cure. Alzheimer’s disease has 10 progressive stages with […]

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy can Help to Alleviate or Eliminate Chronic Pain

Occupational therapy may sound like physical therapy for working people, but it includes a different range of treatment. Physical therapists deal with physical range of motion, pain and pain management, strength, and endurance, among other things. Occupational therapists focus on cognitive skills, fine motor skills, and improving the daily function of people of all ages, […]

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Avoid a Thanksgiving Driven Weight Gain

Happy Thanksgiving from Access Physical Therapy & Wellness

Yep, it’s turkey season! We often dread thinking about the after effects of the Thanksgiving holiday. As a national average, Americans gain one to two pounds every year during the holiday season. Even though it doesn’t sound like much, those extra pounds tend to stay put in the New Year. Here are some helpful tips […]

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Physical Therapy Helps Alzheimer’s Disease

Join Access Physical Therapy & Wellness in Raising Awareness of Alzheimer's Disease

The month of November is dedicated to a cause that affects many lives: National Alzheimer’s Awareness month. As of 2014, in the United States there is an estimate of 5.2 million Alzheimer’s patients.  Americans are encouraged to participate in Alzheimer’s Association activities to help fight for a cure. Alzheimer’s disease has 10 progressive stages with […]

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Diabetes Awareness Month

Help Access Physical Therapy & Wellness Raise Awareness of Diabetes

Like many other major conditions and diseases, Diabetes has a month dedicated to its awareness, fundraising, and research development. November is national diabetes month. This disease is growing rampant in our country in children and adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 26 million people live with the condition. The CDC also states […]

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How Occupational Therapy Can Help Stroke Survivors

Occupational Therapy can Help to Alleviate or Eliminate Chronic Pain

The debilitating aftermaths of a stroke are felt not only by the millions of Americans living with their side effects, but also by the loved ones who surround, support and assist the survivors. Occupational therapy can make recovery more effective and meaningful for each individual patient’s needs, allowing them to make the most of their […]

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OT and Chronic Pain

Occupational Therapy can Help to Alleviate or Eliminate Chronic Pain

An occupational therapist helps treat many different kinds of diagnoses that restrict functional ability, one of them being chronic pain. Chronic pain can be frustrating and discouraging especially when it inhibits your daily activities and things you enjoy doing. Occupational therapists have the knowledge and expertise in understanding a clients pain and taking the right […]

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