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My Elderly Parent Just Had a Stroke – What Do I Do Now?

My Elderly Parent Just Had a Stroke - What Do I Do Now?

Has your parent recently suffered from a stroke? It is no secret that any neurological disorder can be limiting and debilitating, forcing one to find new ways to manage daily life. While this can be frustrating, physical therapy can help improve function, so your parent can get back to living life on his or her […]

Do You Suffer From Frequent Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help!

Do You Suffer From Frequent Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help!

Headaches have the potential to destroy your plans for the day and interfere with your ability to accomplish tasks. Frequent headaches are the most common form of pain in the U.S., reports the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a division of the National Institutes of Health. In fact, nine out of 10 adults […]

Is Back Pain Slowing You Down?

Senior man suffering from back pain at home

Back pain can hinder your day-to-day activities. Left untreated, it can even lead to long-term joint, spine, and nerve damage. As one of the most common physical complaints, over 80 percent of the U.S. population will suffer from it at some point in their lifetime. The pain itself can limit your ability to reach, lean, […]

What Are Home Safety Evaluations?

Carer with senior citizen

At Therapy Choice, we know how important it is for many of our patients to live independently in the comfort of their own homes for as long as possible. In fact, according to a 2010 AARP study, 80% of adults aged 50 or older prefer to age in their own homes, as opposed to a […]

How to Prevent Falls at Home

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One-third of the population over the age of 65 experiences a fall each year. Every 11 seconds, an older adult is rushed to the emergency room for a fall. Every 19 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall. Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults. The risk […]

Physical Therapy Can Help You Leave The Pain Relievers Behind.

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It’s just over-the-counter pain relievers, right? It’s not like you’re taking opioids for pain relief. Think again. Taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or other over-the-counter pain relievers regularly for aches and pains is not always as safe as you think. Regular use of these medications also does not address the underlying causes of your pain. […]