Ever get the feeling that you’re moving while standing still? Or get a little dizzy while just walking? It could be nothing more than an inner ear infection. However, especially in older people, this could be something more serious.
Back pain is one of the world’s leading disabilities. In fact, lower back pain is something that almost all people experience at some point in their lives. It doesn’t discriminate against sex, age, nationality, education or occupation. The interesting thing about back pain is that it stems from several different causes.
The best thing you could do for your body is to not ignore it’s warning signs! If you have pain or discomfort that limits your daily activities like walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of bed, getting in and out of a car, or even just putting on your shirt, then you may benefit from physical therapy.
No matter the season you are in or the age you’re at, it’s never too late to add healthy habits to your daily routine. And what perfect time then to kick them off at the start of a new year?! Afterall, it’s no surprise that we humans like to take any opportunity to wipe the slate clean and make a fresh new start.
It’s been an exciting 2018 at Apex Physical Therapy and we have so much to look back and celebrate! From making new friends in our community, to growing our team of expert physical therapists, this year has been one of the best.
There is no avoiding aging, and as we do, we inevitably undergo physiological changes to our joints, muscles, and bones that impact our mobility, which can then affect our independence.
Contrary to popular views, the road to recovery after an injury doesn’t have to wait until after surgery. In fact, in order to achieve the most successful outcome and reduce the potential for complications after surgery, patients should seek pre and post-operative rehabilitation physical therapy.
To all of the athletes out there: Don’t underestimate the power of a great physical therapist.
Exercise is a key component to a healthy and happy lifestyle. It impacts our mental and physical wellbeing and adds to the overall quality of life.