In-Home Modifications Can Improve Your Independence!

December 10th, 2019

Home modifications are changes made to adapt to living spaces, in order to increase usage, safety, security, and independence at home. The home modification process includes evaluating needs, identifying and implementing solutions, training, and evaluating outcomes that contribute to the home modification.  The results of this process may be recommendations for alterations, adjustments, or additions

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Fibromyalgia and Me

November 12th, 2019

Do I have fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia can affect anyone; however, it is much more common for women to develop this condition than men. In fact, the National Institutes of Health states that between 80-90% of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are women.   The average age of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia is 35-45, but it is possible

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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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