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Saturday, August 10, 2013

Avoid Physical Injury to Our Elderly; Physical Therapy is the Key!

When we think of Physical Therapy, the pictures that usually come to mind are severe accidents, injuries, and conditions. We think of it as a remedial program for those who are suffering from the aftermaths of such events. However, what we fail to realize is that Physical Therapy has a broader scope than that.

Usually, we think of our seniors, our grandparents, for example, as people who need intensive care from the doctors. We have to understand that that may not be the case for others. Yes, that might be very helpful for some, but not every elderly needs it.

Some elderly just need to have their strength and balance improved, to stay active even in their condition, and to build their confidence back. That’s not something a doctor can help the elderly with. They can really use all those benefits from Physical Therapy. All these can really contribute to their well being and physical independence.

deborah koval
Physical Injury to Our Elderly

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

A List of a Few Things to Look Into When Searching for the Perfect Physical Therapist

Like looking for the perfect tailor, barber, or even a cook, searching for an ideal Physical Therapist is not an easy task to do. Because we are now talking about our health’s well-being, we tend to be more meticulous about it. it is understandable. You’ve probably already been to your doctor’s referred Physical Therapy, but you think he or she might not be the therapist for you.
That is understandable. There’s nothing wrong with that. we seem to seek comfort when we talk about uncomfortable things to other people. there are some people who are just far too easy to trust as compared to others, and when it comes to talking to a therapist, comfort is what you basically need to tell him or her what’s really wrong with you.

So, how do we find the perfect therapist? Do we rely on gut feeling alone? While you may have the right to turn down a therapist because you are just not “comfortable” with him or her, you also need to know a few about which therapist to choose. gut-feeling may just come afterward.

deborah koval
Physical Therapist

Monday, August 5, 2013

Physical Therapy and Its Wide Scope

When do you need a physical therapist? Physical therapy actually covers a lot of fields or areas, not just physical injury. Now, the problem might be your procrastination. Some people just delay going to the physical therapist for many reasons. Let’s forget that suppressing a pain is not eradicating it. You are just temporarily taking it away. It will be back soon.

Some therapists will be recommended by your doctors. However, you need to make sure that you are comfortable with your therapist. If, on the other hand, you are not, you may have to look for another. Try asking your friends for one.

deborah koval
Physical Therapy