Aches and Pains While Working from Home

Have you been working from home and now have aches and pains? Many of us have been making do with an at home office at the kitchen counter or worse, the couch, slaving away on our laptops. This scenario doesn’t exactly meet the requirements of an ergonomically safe work station. We have already seen an…

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April Is 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 are in need of arthritis management, cancer rehabilitation, pediatric care, hand…

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Keeping Your Home Fall Proof

Although a potentially dangerous fall can happen at any age, individuals aged 65 and over are the most susceptible. In individuals over the age of 80, falls are the number one cause of death. The truth is, many falls that happen within the home could have been avoided by taking the appropriate preventative measures. Fall…

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Take Time To Stretch When Stuck At Home

Need to stretch your body but just can’t make it to the gym? If that’s you, think about what you can do at home to stay mentally and physically active. For many people, that means working out at home. Warm Up First Before your home workout, don’t forget to properly warm up and stretch. Don’t…

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Is Sleep Important For Pain Relief?

Lack of Sleep Often Intensifies Chronic Pain This is typically a time for new year resolutions. For most individuals, this involves exercising and healthy eating, but sleep is equally (if not more) important. One of the best things you can do for yourself this year is to try and get enough rest at night. In…

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Achieve Your New Years’ Exercise Resolutions!

How to Stick With Your New Year’s Exercise Resolution January is known as the month to reset and begin the New Year off right, especially for an exercise resolution. Making New Year’s resolutions is a fun way to ignite a sense of purpose and focus. However, according to U.S. News, “80 percent of New Year’s…

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