Category Archives: Physical Therapy

Pain Relief and Wellness: Exploring the Benefits of Dry Needling for Seniors

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Quick Navigation IntroductionUnderstanding Dry Needling: Unveiling the BasicsBenefits of Dry Needling for SeniorsEffective Pain ReliefEnhanced Range of MotionImproved Muscle FunctionStress ReductionAccelerated HealingTailored to Individual NeedsSafety ConsiderationsMinimal DiscomfortReduced Medication DependencyTemporary Side EffectsThorough Assessment Before Dry NeedlingConclusion IntroductionAging gracefully often comes with a few aches and pains, but that doesn’t mean seniors have to accept discomfort as […]

Empowering Seniors: How Physical Therapy Can Help Manage Urinary Incontinence In Seniors

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Quick Navigation Urinary Incontinence In SeniorsUnderstanding Urinary Incontinence in SeniorsThe Role of Physical TherapyAssessment and Individualized CarePelvic Floor Muscle TrainingBiofeedback and Neuromuscular ReeducationBladder Training TechniquesLifestyle Modifications for Improved Bladder ControlFunctional Exercises for Real-Life SituationsCollaboration for Comprehensive CareLong-Term Benefits and Improved Quality of LifeUrinary Incontinence in Seniors: Conclusion Urinary Incontinence In SeniorsUrinary incontinence is a common […]

Long-Term Care and The Pandemic: What Caregivers Should Know

Long-Term Care and The Pandemic What Caregivers Should Know

Family caregivers of seniors who are living with disabilities and illnesses have one of the toughest jobs in the world. So it’s no wonder that these hardworking and compassionate people have been feeling especially pressured as the pandemic continues. As the world returns to life as usual, caregivers may still face challenges and questions around finding […]

Super-Agers Around the World

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There are a lot of super-agers around the world. You may know someone yourself. That awe-inspiring elderly person you see running around like they are middle-aged may seem like an anomaly, but they aren’t.  Quick Navigation 5 Places “Blue Zones” Where in the World’s Super-agers LivesIkaria, GreeceOkinawa, JapanOgliastra Region, SardiniaLoma Linda, CaliforniaNicoya Peninsula, Costa RicaThere’s […]

What’s a Super-Ager and Why Would You Want to be One?

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Super-ager is the term used to describe men and women ages 70 and above who, despite their chronological age, have the mind and body of someone decades younger. While their counterparts see a decline in their minds and/or bodies as they age, super-agers seem to be holding steady. Quick Navigation Who Are Super-Agers?Why Would You Want […]

Top 15 Exercise Videos & Equipment for Seniors 2021

Top 15 Exercise Videos & Equipment for Seniors 2021

Exercise is an important aspect to maintain good health at any age. Exercise has been shown to help prevent and manage chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. There are a lot of benefits for seniors who exercise, but it can be difficult to find the time or motivation to work out. […]

Top 21 Walkers for Seniors This 2021

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For seniors dealing with balance or mobility issues, walkers are a safe, flexible, and cost-effective way to help maintain an active lifestyle. We compiled this list of the best basic and some heavy-duty, wheeled walkers and rollators to help you find the one that best fits your needs and budget. We analyzed product specifications, price, and customer […]

The Best Medical Alert Systems

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COVID-19 Update: Medical Alerts are considered essential devices during the COVID crisis, so monitoring and customer service centers are still open and ready to help.  Quick Navigation Helping Buyers Narrow Down Their OptionsHow We Chose the Best Medical Alert SystemsThe 10 Best Medical Alert CompaniesMobileHelp: 5.0/5 StarsLifeFone: 4.6/5 StarsBay Alarm Medical: 4.2/5 StarsMedical Guardian: 4.1/5 […]

How to Enjoy the Weekend and Survive Without the Injuries

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It’s important to be physically active, and avoid injuries at the same time. This is especially important for a ‘weekend warrior’. If you are sedentary, it’s extremely important to plan ahead in order to avoid exercise-related injuries. After all, the human body cannot go from ‘inactive’ mode to ‘weekend warrior’ mode in an instant. Exercise intensity […]

Reverse the Aging Process Through Physical Therapy

Reverse the Aging Process Through Physical Therapy

The human body goes through a number of changes, as one grows older. A decline in muscle mass and bone density can lead to muscle fatigue and joint pain. It’s common for seniors to experience a degree of fear and apprehension prior to exercise. There is good news. Seniors can remain physically active and lead […]