Are you suffering with back pain? If so, you are among the majority. That’s right, around 80% of the population deals with back pain at some point in their life. If you fall into this category, you know the annoyance that is caused by frequent back pain. As you know, back pain can interfere with […]
After a hospital visit, there’s a lot that goes into a healthy recovery — particularly for seniors. Most elderly adults need strong support systems in place after coming home from a hospital stay, relying on their spouses, friends, and children to help them through their recovery. Home Care After Hospitalization Saves Money and Lives Increasingly, seniors […]
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We had a sweet woman in our clinic last week who asked us this question… Is walking bad for my knees? “Can walking be bad for my knees?” Is walking bad for my knees? She mentioned she’s started to experience knee pain a few years ago when walking down the stairs and thought nothing of it. Can walking […]
Chronic pain is a health issue that disproportionately affects elderly Americans. According to a 2001 study, more than 50 percent of seniors (65 years and older) in retirement communities and more than 80 percent of nursing home residents said they suffered from persistent pain. Pain was the most frequently reported symptom among elderly test subjects […]
Arthritis is one of the most common causes of adult pain and disability in the United States. It is a symptom of more than 150 diseases, symptoms, and rheumatic conditions that includes osteoarthritis, gout, and fibromyalgia. Most patients overlook the early symptoms of arthritis assuming the pain is a result of over-use. Is Arthritis Limiting your […]
Many people use massage as a form of treatment when caring for a soft tissue injury, such as a pulled muscle or a hamstring strain. Injuries less likely to be treated with massage are skeletal system injuries, like a fractured or broken bone. Even skeletal injuries do actually benefit from massage, but proper precaution and […]