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June Physical Therapy for Older Adults 2024

 Ways Physical Therapy for Older Adults Can Enhance Mobility and Independence If you understand how physical therapy for older adults can enhance mobility and independence, you might be more motivated to tackle it! Through targeted interventions and personalized care plans, physical therapists empower older adults to overcome mobility challenges and reclaim control over their daily lives. From tailored exercise programs to innovative technologies, there are plenty of ways in which ph...
Posted on 2024-06-10

Essential Exercises to Combat Workplace Injuries

Essential Exercises to Combat Workplace Injuries Whether you're at a desk, in a warehouse, or on a construction site, the risk of injury is an ever-present concern. Simple, routine exercises can prevent or alleviate many of these injuries. Here, we explore a variety of exercises to combat workplace injuries that are easy to integrate into your daily routine and can make a significant difference in your overall health and safety at work.  Understanding Workplace Injuries Workp...
Posted on 2024-05-13

Medicaid Unwinding May 2023 Update

What does it mean for Louisiana to have Medicaid Unwinding? Medicaid's Continuous Renewal ended on March 31, 2023.  "Unwinding" is the process of the Medicaid program returning to Eligibility Checks, Renewals and Terminations on a regular basis again.  This has not happened for over 3 years, since March of 2020.  During the pandemic, no checks were being performed and participants in Medicaid didn't have to do anything to keep their Medicaid coverage active from year to year.&nbs...
Posted on 2023-05-03

What is Gait training ?

WHAT IS GAIT TRAINING ?  Physical therapy to regain a normal walking pattern is called gait training.   This may incorporate strength training, activities and exercises to improve balance, sequencing of the limbs and trunk, and proper step length or base of support.   GAIT TRAINING AFTER STROKE OR AMPUTAION      Gait is a persons manor of walking, movement or locomotion using their limbs.  Many different things can affect a person's gait su...
Posted on 2023-04-03

Patellar tendonitis

Patellar tendonitis
PATELLAR TENDONITIS  Jumper’s knee or patellar tendonitis is an overuse injury that is caused by too much running or jumping activities that results in pain at the front of the knee. This pain is generally localized towards the bottom of the kneecap. The actual injury is inflammation or degeneration of the patella tendon, which connects the kneecap (patella) to the shinbone. The patellar tendon is located at the front of the thigh and working with the muscles, allows the knee to exte...
Posted on 2023-01-03

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