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How Physical Therapy Can Help Patients With ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

September 18th, 2019

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurological disease that typically begins in the hands, feet, and extremities, then progress centrally. People may first discover that they have difficulty walking, and may trip or experience poor balance.  In addition, people may notice that they have weakness in their hands or legs, along with occasional muscle

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Caring for a Family Member That’s Been Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

September 5th, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease that causes the body’s immune system to abnormally attack the covering of the nerve cells, called myelin. This causes scarring and decreases the nerves’ ability to transmit signals properly. The progression of Multiple Sclerosis is based on 4 different types of aggressiveness.  Multiple Sclerosis is categorized by bouts

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How In-Home Physical Therapy Works

August 12th, 2019

When it comes to providing treatment for elderly patients with special needs, such as injuries or conditions that may affect mobility, home physical therapy is one of the best options for many individuals and families. As with any long-term care option, you should consider several factors when choosing between in-home physical therapy and outpatient care

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