Physical therapy for total knee replacement is a normal course of action. Are you looking at having to have a total knee replacement (TKR) in the near future? Often this happens when the joint has worn down so much over the years that the pain is too much to bear and TKR becomes a good option.
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Physical therapy offers an affordable treatment plan for people looking for treatment options. While physical therapy may not offer a complete alternative to traditional medical treatment, it may offer benefits, helping you recover faster and get back on your feet more easily. Aches and pains resulting from motor vehicle accidents can disrupt your life, and physical therapy helps treat those aches and pains.
Staying healthy in the winter is easier than it seems. Although it is flu season, there are numerous ways to adopt healthy habits in order to remain feeling like your best self throughout these cold months. We have compiled a list to keep you healthy:
- 1.Practice Good Hygiene: make sure you are showering everyday, especially if you participate in sweat inducing activities. Wash your hands after going to the bathroom, being in populated areas, after touching the menu at a restaurant, before and after eating, and if you sneeze or wipe your nose. Wear only clean clothing and socks.
- 2. Eat Seasonal: good nutrition is a great way to stay on top of your health. Eating poorly has a negative effect on the immune system, making you more susceptible to getting sick. Fresh fruits, veggies, nuts, legumes, and grains are chock full of antioxidants and flu fighting ingredients
- 3. Get Enough Sleep: this cannot be stressed enough. The body needs sleep to recover and revitalize for the next day. Without it the body cannot function properly and the immune system becomes suppressed and leaves you vulnerable to sickness. This is a great healthy habit to have year round!
- 4. Hydration, Hydration, Hydration: we repeat this three times because of its importance. Drinking enough water throughout the day can make or break your health. It is cold out and a hot drink might seem more appealing, but you cannot neglect drinking water. The symptoms of dehydration are far worse than a cold glass of water in the winter.
If you are looking for more ways to develop healthy habits, physical therapy is a great way to stay on top of your health. Our professional therapists can teach you great routines and help you create better well-being. Contact FUSION Rehabilitation today to schedule an appointment.
In the latest published report from Travelers Impact Injury Report, there were almost 3 million Workers Compensation injuries in the United States in 2016?. Work related injuries can be particularly devastating because the injuries often result in forced time off for the injured party, and many can’t afford to lose wages. That is why our priority is to get you healthy, healed, and back to work as soon as possible.
The core is made up of many muscles that wrap around the center of our body and build our foundation, connecting the top half to the bottom half of our bodies. Building and maintaining a healthy foundation in your body starts with having a strong core. Inside the core is the central nervous system and inner organs, keeping this area in tact makes living everyday life easier, pain free, and strong.
Now that you’ve come down the mountain, completed the hike, and are feeling accomplished, it is time to do some more stretching. Post-hiking stretches are just as important as the pre-hiking stretches for your health. These stretches are designed to make you feel refreshed after hiking and ready to go again tomorrow.
Arizona is known for its golf courses, sunny weather, and hiking trails. But the sunny weather can sometimes limit our use of these hiking trails. Now that it’s November, we are going to start to see cooler mornings and nights. That means the trails will be lined with people and if you are one of them it is important to stretch before a hike. Especially if you haven’t been during the hot, summer months.
Every year during the month of October we get excited for Halloween, changing weather, staying healthy before the holidays, and celebrating National Physical Therapy Month. This year the focus is on the national public awareness campaign #ChoosePT, which educates consumers about the risks of opioid use. The goal is to inform these consumers that physical therapy is a safe way to treat and manage pain without medication.
Does your job require you to sit for prolonged periods of time? Is it causing you to have knee or lower back pain? Then stretching with your chair might be the answer for you. Stretching your hip flexors can actually improve being uncomfortable from all day sitting. By doing a chair lunge during the workday you will be happier and more productive, or at least we hope!
School is in session, and your kids are under school supervision for up to 8 hours a day. Playgrounds, sports, or even in-school activities can land your child in the nurse’s office or dealing with an injury that might limit their activities in school. If you need tips on how to keep your child injury-free this school year, then look no further.