Age is Just a Number, But You Still Need to Be Careful

 

Category: Community, Rehabilitation Services

Therapy and Rehab Services Atlanta GA As an older athlete, you have a lot to be proud of and you are still in the game. Your speed and agility may not be what they were a few decades ago, but you are active and vibrant and that says a lot about you. With that being said, it is important for you to realize that your body is going through changes as you age, regardless of all the precautions you take to slow the process.

Awareness of Physical Changes

You may be one of those individuals who pushes yourself to the max. This is how you have always handled things in your life. That’s often a plus; but as you age, it is important to know when to back off a little. Some changes in your aging body can put you at risk for certain injuries. You can be better prepared to avoid injuries when you know about the changes that may affect your performance. (more…)



Sporting Teens Can Benefit from Physical Therapy

 

Category: Physical Therapy, Sport Injuries

Sports Injury Atlanta GADo you have an injury-prone teen who plays sports? One of the needless barriers to sporting success is preventable injuries. While playing harder tends to result in a greater number of painful accidents, these issues are mostly avoidable with the right conditioning.

How your teen plays a sport is only part of the equation. Balance, strength and endurance provide much needed balance in intense sporting activities. If young athletes are constantly suffering injuries that require treatment, it may indicate that they need to work on a specific element of their game. (more…)



3 Helpful Tips to Relieve Vertigo Symptoms

 

Category: Balance & Dizziness, Vertigo Treatment

Do you feel dizziness and a sense of spinning or swaying while standing still? You may be experiencing the effects of vertigo. Vertigo can be caused by various health conditions and is officially diagnosed by a doctor. There are things you can do to help you feel better and improve your quality of life. Here are three tips to help you relieve vertigo symptoms without the use of invasive procedures or medications. (more…)


3 Tips for Managing Urinary Incontinence

 

Category: Urinary Incontinence, Women's Health Services

Incontinence Issues Atlanta GADealing with bladder leakage you can’t control is embarrassing. Millions of men and women of all ages are affected by this problem. However, they suffer in silence because they find it awkward to bring up, even to their doctors. If you’re suffering from this issue, there are things you can do to help prevent accidental leaks. Here are three tips to help you manage and reduce urinary incontinence. (more…)




Working Out at Home? It Is Not Over Yet!

 

Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Pain Relief

Physical Therapy Atlanta GAThe pandemic has changed the way we do things and people have had to get creative as a result. If you were used to going to the gym for your workout, you may be one of the millions of people who have found ways to work out at home. Even as businesses begin to open up again, there will still be those who choose to continue avoiding public spaces as much as possible.

The focus on germs and the COVID-19 virus for the last few months has people questioning if they will return to the gym when it does open. In the meantime, those workout sessions at home seem to be getting the job done. The only disadvantage is getting injured during your workout. Thankfully, most of the injuries people sustain during home workouts are minor and do not require intervention. Still, it is helpful to know what the common injuries are and take steps to avoid them. (more…)