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As you age, it is not uncommon to lose muscle tone and muscle mass or experience joint pain and stiffness. These changes can limit mobility and result in decreased independence. However, the right restorative or physical therapy for elderly patients and residents can play a critical role in their overall function and quality of life.… Read More »

Short term care in a skilled nursing setting is sometimes the best place to heal after injury, illness, or surgery. Compassionate, qualified professionals can ensure you have all the care and resources you need to fully heal. However, there are some steps you can take to participate and make the most of your short term… Read More »

Physical therapists are an integral piece of the recovery puzzle following a muscle or joint injury and can often assist in maintaining independence in older adults. However, the time you spend with a physical therapist is only a small portion of your overall treatment; the rest must be done independently at home or in a… Read More »

Physical therapy services can be beneficial in a wide range of patient circumstances and can be provided in many settings, from outpatient therapy clinics to skilled nursing care. Physical therapy is typically ordered by the patient’s primary care provider to promote healing, prevent surgery and relieve pain. Strengthening Sometimes injuries or decreased mobility are the… Read More »