June is National Headache Awareness Week

The first week in June is National Headache Awareness Week.  We treat many patients who suffer from headaches.  Tension headaches are the most common kind of headache and they typically result from tension in the muscles that support your head and neck.  Tension headaches can occur for a variety of reasons, most commonly from holding…

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June is National Men’s Health Month

STARS Physical Therapy recognizes that June is National Men’s Health Month Saint Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services (STARS) recognizes that June is National Men’s Health Month, a time to recognize and heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.  This recognition is to encourage and support…

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Celebrating National Occupational Therapy Month

April is National Occupational Therapy Month and Saint Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services is here to help you celebrate. One of the best ways to recognize and celebrate occupational therapists is to come in and visit one of our highly trained and specialized therapists! Whether you need arthritis management, cancer rehabilitation, pediatric care, hand therapy or another…

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Celebrating National Youth Sports Safety Month

April is National Youth Sports Safety Month, and to celebrate Saint Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services is recognizing all the therapists and sports medicine specialists that play a role in helping the youth stay safe! Not only do our therapists and sports medicine specialists assist young athletes after they have been injured, but they also work with…

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Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor

Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when the muscles and tissues supporting the organs weaken The pelvic floor includes a group of muscles and ligaments that form a “floor like” structure that supports key organs. These include the bladder and bowels (and uterus for women). A strong pelvic region is important for preventing issues like urinary incontinence for…

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Stretch Your Way To A Healthier Life

The importance of stretching Although stretching is an important component of exercise and fitness, it is often overlooked. It is performed not only by runners but also by individuals like us. Some people fail to stretch because they think it takes too much time. The good news is, stretching only takes a few minutes and has…

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