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Winter Wheelchair Mobility | Recommendations for Safety and Ease

Wheelchair accessibility and mobility are always top priority, but certain factors can cause additional worry. Winter weather is one such situations. As the holidays are upon us and family gatherings are common, we thought it would be helpful to discuss some recommendations for winter wheelchair mobility. The following are some tips to ensure safety and […]

5 Winter Health Tips – Keeping Warm, Safe, and Well

Ever notice more people getting sick when the clouds roll in? It’s not a coincidence—some people are at greater risk for certain illnesses and accidents due to the cold. Read on to figure out ways to boost winter health for you and your loved ones. 1. Warmth – Reducing the health risks associated with colder […]

Good Posture = Increased Vitality

Over time, we tend to develop poor posture from daily activities like sitting at a desk, carrying a purse, and driving. It causes back and neck pain and puts pressure on the spine. It can also cause fatigue and increase wear and tear on joints.  Fortunately, having good posture is within our control. It is a […]

Shin Splint Care – End the Pain

“Shin Splints” is a term people use to indicate generalized pain below the knee, on the outside or inside part of the leg. Runners and athletes typically get shin splints when they suddenly go too far too fast, or make an abrupt change in their routine. There are two types of shin splints, anterior (on […]

Wrapping an Ankle

If you have a swollen ankle a compression ankle wrap may help relieve the pain and reduce swelling to help foster healing.  It is important to note that this does not protect your ankle from further injury. You can still cause damage if you’re not careful. Please note that the information in this article is […]

Choosing the Best Walker for You

Benefits of a Walker Using a walker increases mobility, independence, and strength, so choosing one that is the best for your needs will help achieve your goals. One of the best things you can do is to consult with a physical therapist (PT). A PT will help you select the walker that is right for […]