Protect and Strengthen the Knee Thru Physical Therapy

Knee and foot injuries are common for people of all ages. They tend to occur during day-to-day activities such as walking, climbing stairs and running. In most cases, people tend to ignore the pain and just ‘carry on’, leading to more injury and pain. Rest and medication help reduce pain. However, the residual effects of…

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Neurological, Cognitive and Musculoskeletal Deficits from COVID-19

Suffering from Covid long haulers symptoms? Saint Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services (STARS) is committed to helping patients recover from lingering symptoms of Covid-19. Symptoms may include memory deficits trouble concentrating “brain fog”, significant mood changes, loss of taste or smell, decreased strength and endurance, and loss of sensation or neuropathies. If you or someone you know…

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Avoid Falling with Physical Therapy

As we get older, we want to avoid falling but the chances of suffering from a fall increase. The severity of a fall can range widely. Some falls can cause minor disability, while others can have more serious consequences. Chances are that someone you know may be at risk for a fall. It is estimated…

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May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

It aims to raise awareness and reduce the impact of arthritis, which strikes one in every five adults and 300,000 children according to the Arthritis Foundation.  It is the leading cause of disability in the US.  At Saint Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services (STARS), our caring therapists can help you manage your arthritis or related diagnosis including…

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Why Exercise?

You know that exercise is important and has several health benefits. However, there are hidden benefits of exercise that you may not be aware of. Here are the top 5 reasons to exercise: Reason #1: To Reduce Pain Individualized, regular exercise (the kind prescribed by your physical therapist) is a great way to reduce pain….

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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Start from Correct Pelvic Floor Exercises Many pelvic floor conditions ( for both men and women) can be managed and treated without surgery. Seeing a physical therapist (PT) who is trained as a pelvic floor therapist may help you better understand your symptoms and design a personalized program to help alleviate your symptoms. A pelvic…

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