Prevention of Osteoporosis

Physical Therapy Can Help Combat and Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that nearly one in five American women over 50 and one in twenty American men over 50 live with. Osteoporosis is the loss of bone density and mobility which can increase the likelihood of bone breakage in everyday situations. Although bone loss, especially in women, is partially unavoidable due to hormonal […]

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Joint Replacement

Physical Therapy Can Help Expedite the Healing Process After Joint Replacement Surgery

Has a doctor recommended joint replacement surgery? You are not alone. Joint replacements have become more common as more than one million Americans have had their hips or knees replaced each year. Joints can be damaged by arthritis as well as other diseases or injuries. As you gets older, more bone and joint problems occur. […]

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Understanding Incontinence

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Understanding Incontinence

Incontinence is the involuntary loss of bladder control—a symptom caused by everyday habits or an underlying medical condition. Incontinence affects over 33 million people each year and many more cases go unreported. Aging, pregnancy, and prostate problems are the most common causes of urinary incontinence. Obesity and overall poor health can also increase the risk […]

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Fibromyalgia

Physical Therapy Can Help Those Suffering from Fibromyalgia

Did you know that fibromyalgia affects approximately 4.5 million Americans? Fibromyalgia does not have a known specific cause or cure. Symptoms include chronic widespread pain throughout multiple areas of the body over a long period of time, including headaches as well as general fatigue and attention focusing issues. Causes are linked to physical trauma, infection, […]

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Cross Country Injuries

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: How to Prevent Common Cross-Country Injuries

Cross country running is a rewarding but strenuous sport that can often lead to a number of injuries. The extremely long distances covered and the variety of running surfaces are just some of the factors that can wreck havoc on a cross country runner’s body. The sport is well loved by people all over the […]

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Understanding Diabetes

Physical Therapy Can Help in Management of Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a common disorder of the endocrine system caused when the body is unable to produce or respond to the effects of insulin. Diabetes, as it is commonly shortened to, affects an estimated 387 million people worldwide and over 25 million people each year in the United States alone. Insulin is one of […]

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Physical Therapy in Chester, New York

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness Chester New York

Have you been to our location in Chester? Access Physical Therapy & Wellness in Chester is conveniently located on Brookside Avenue in the Shoprite Plaza. Our duo of physical therapists, owner/director Jessica Bach-O’Shea P.T., D.P.T., and Jonathan Huntziker P.T., D.P.T., have been changing the lives of their patients since opening as Access Physical Therapy & […]

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