Holiday Stress

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: How to Beat the Holiday Stress

‘Tis the season to be jolly…since when? Holidays are wonderful when you look back at the memories that are shared, but the chaos can fill us with stress and depression rather than happiness and joy. Between thinking of gifts, checking if your bank account can provide the gifts, and dealing with your hectic family reunion, […]

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Beating Holiday Stress

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: How to Beat the Holiday Stress

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, they said. All your troubles will be out of sight, they said. Well, I don’t know about you, but I’m beginning to feel fa-la-la-la-lethargic. In reality, the over-commercialized holiday season has become a point of stress for most of us. Whether it is the stress of shopping […]

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When to Seek the Help of a Physical Therapist

Is a Physical Therapist Right For You? When to Seek the Help of a Physical Therapist

Are daily activities becoming tiresome and difficult to manage? Has pain or discomfort become a normal feeling on a day-to-day basis? Do simple tasks such as taking off you shoes or walking up the stairs hurt your joints? If so, it might be time to seek help from a physical therapist. Physical therapists are highly […]

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National Influenza Vaccination Week

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness Encourages Patients to Receive Flu Shot During National Influenza Vaccination Week

We have officially turned the calendar to December. Colder weather, including snow, is on the horizon, meaning we will have some beautiful scenery and some tough commutes! Along with the change from fall to winter, however, comes a greater chance of getting sick. December is a month in which individuals should take the initiative to […]

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Basketball Injuries

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Basketball Injuries Explained

As we get into the full swing of basketball season, players must be wary of injuries on and off the court affecting your game. Whether it is a pickup game on the neighborhood court or an organized league in a crowded gymnasium, millions of men and women who play basketball each year are at risk […]

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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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