Understanding Concussion and its symptoms

Saint Alphonsus Sports Medicine experts have a complete understanding of sports related injuries including concussions. As you know, concussions are a potential danger to athletes in any sport. So how do you keep your athletes safe? By knowing what a concussion is, what to do if an athlete is injured, and how to help him…

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Cancer Rehabilitation Program

Cancer Rehabilitation: We’re Committed to Helping Patients Recover Many patients undergoing cancer treatment may experience one or more of the following side effects: fatigue, pain, muscle weakness, decreased bone density, numbness in hands and feet, lymphedema (swelling in the limbs), difficulty walking, difficulty sleeping, development of scar tissue, and muscle imbalances.  Fortunately, research has shown…

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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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Help for COVID Long Haulers Syndrome

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

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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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