Using a cane should not signal a loss of independence or sense of defeat, but instead, it should signal a way to participate in more of the things you love and more frequently while helping to increase your strength and balance.
National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) recognizes the impact that physical therapists and physical therapist assistants make in restoring and improving motion in people's lives. At UVM Health Network CVMC we are particularly proud of the passion and dedication our PTs bring to their patients.
Did you know that wearing a bike helmet can reduce the risk of head injury by 85%? Get tips on how to make sure your child is wearing a helmet that fits properly–a helmet that fits rights will not only be safer for your child but more comfortable for them to wear.
In recognition of Fall Prevention Awareness Day on Wednesday, September 23 we encourage you to take the time to learn if you are at risk for falling and what steps you can take to eliminating or decreasing these risks.
Did you know that according to a report in March 2015, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported that in just one year, traumatic brain injuries (or TBI) accounted for nearly 2.2 million emergency department visits, 280,000 hospitalizations and 50,000 deaths?
Our fast paced lives have us moving in many directions. We can often get caught up in our daily obligations, and the demands placed on us by work, family, or a combination of both can often lead to high levels of stress. Learn how just 5 minutes a day of meditation can help relieve stress.
Each year, over 100,000 Americans are afflicted with Aphasia, an acquired neurological disorder which is more common than Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, or muscular dystrophy.
You may or may not have vertigo when you are dizzy. Learn how a physical therapist can help assess your symptoms and recommend the most appropriate treatment.
It is never too early or too late to start thinking about your bone health! Bone density refers to the strength of your bones. Up until around the age of 30 you are actually increasing your bone density, because more bone is being made than is being lost. Even if you are over the age of 30, you can still help slow the process of bone loss by adopting healthy habits.