October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The month of October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is important to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, and provide greater access to services.  Although many great strides have been made in breast cancer awareness and treatment, there remains much to be accomplished. It is important to stress that women…

Posted by Kate Mason in Healthy Advice

October Is National Physical Therapy Month

In October, we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month. Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants can help improve and restore motion to your life.  This recognition is an opportunity to highlight the fact that we are your trusted experts in helping you to improve your quality of life by keeping healthy, fit, and active, and avoiding…

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Cancer Awareness Month

This September is Cancer Awareness Month This September is Cancer Awareness Month and Saint Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services is observing it by highlighting the different ways that our therapists can help those who are undergoing treatment. While our occupational therapists and physical therapists focus on different aspects of the patients’ plan of care, they all work…

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Prostate Health and Cancer Awareness Month

This September, Saint Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services is recognizing Prostate Health and Cancer Awareness Month. About one in every nine men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, and in order to support those recently diagnosed and those going through treatment, STARS therapists offer a variety of care plans to help each patient feel more like their usual…

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What Is Prehab?

What You Need To Know About Physical Therapy Before Surgery Most people think of physical therapy in regard to rehabilitation following surgery, but it’s also beneficial for preparing the body to undergo a surgical procedure. It’s effective for aiding in quicker recovery times, decreasing the potential for complications, and reducing the care required after surgery…

Posted by Kate Mason in Healthy Advice, PT eDigest

Are You Suffering From Low Back Pain?

As the United States struggles to lower health care costs, the financial impact of low back pain cannot be overlooked. Although it does not dominate the news, Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work. Low back…

Posted by Kate Mason in Healthy Advice, PT eDigest