- A Word from Marc
- Amber Voss
- Marlys Olson
- Why does my arm hurt?
- Tips To Prevent Cognitive Decline
- Jason Rostomily
- Gardening with Arthritis: Tips for Preventing Joint Pain
- Early Detection of Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders
July 6, 2017 – Gardening can be a pain-free hobby for people living with arthritis—all you need is a little planning and creativity..
July 5, 2017 – Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) don’t stop at joint pain and swelling. Most people with RA also experience mental and physical exhaustion, a symptom known as fatigue. Studies show that up to 80% of people with RA have at least some sense of feeling run down, and more than 50% have high levels of fatigue.
Terence Starz, MD, a rheumatologist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, says the feeling can be described as overwhelming or different from just being tired because it is extreme and seems to come from nowhere. In fact, fatigue may have a greater impact on daily life than pain.
- Kristina Goldstine
- Why You Want to See a Physical Therapist for Low Back Pain
- Signs Of Cognitive Decline: When To See Your Doctor
June 2, 2017 – The pain began like an odd muscle pull around her groin. “Within days, the area felt like it was on fire,” says Lisa, 36, a New Jersey mom of two and a human resources executive. “I’m a strong woman. But the pain was excruciating. At one point, I was curled in a ball at work, sobbing.”
June 1, 2017 – With any type of medical condition, a loss of independence can lead to growing feelings of depression. People living with age-related macular degeneration experience a gradual erosion of their independence as failing eyesight makes simple tasks such as navigating their homes or reading medicine bottles quite difficult.
May 17, 2017 – Forward head, slumping shoulders, tilted pelvis. Sound like the Hunchback of Notre Dame in 15th-century Paris?
Maybe, or just your average Joe and Jane glued to their cellphones and computer monitors in 21st-century Washington or just about anywhere in the world.
May 17, 2017 – People everywhere are experiencing the transformative effect physical therapy can have on their daily lives. In fact, as experts in the way the body moves, physical therapists help people of all ages and abilities reduce pain, improve or restore mobility, and stay active and fit throughout life. But there are some common misconceptions that often discourage people from visiting a physical therapist.