Physical Therapy and the Elderly

Physical Therapy and the Elderly

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Physical therapy has a very wide scope. People associate physical therapy with injury, but what many do not know is it also accommodates children and the elderly.

We worry a lot for our parents and grandparents. Sometimes, they tend to fall because of imbalance and other factors. Physical Therapy, aside from healing them from the fall, can also help them avoid falling again.

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No Sustained R.I.C.E. for Your Injured Ankle

We all know that Physical Therapists do wonders to our injuries. They get us back on track with the processes and programs they do to us when we seek for their help. Thanks to their expertise, it is easier for us to get our lives back.

injured ankle, physical therapyEven if we are not athletes, we tend to hurt ourselves at time- involuntarily, of course. Sometimes when we are not too careful, we fall and then hurt ourselves. Even at work we hurt our backs, which you can totally avoid. How? Read our previous post Work Does not Have to Involve Back Aches.

If there are chances to hurt ourselves every day, we need to know how to deal with them. Sure, our therapists will be the best help, but let’s be reminded that we need to take measures, too- to alleviate the pain and not hurt ourselves more.

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