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How Physical Therapy Can Help the Geriatric Patient

Along with the increased activity level of baby boomers comes an increase of injuries and health related conditions. Osteoporosis, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, joint replacement, and hip replacement are a few of the most common conditions treated through geriatric physical therapy. Patients that have any of these types of health related issues would benefit from physical therapy or even a light exercise routine due to health complications such as muscle weakness, decreased range of motion, and balance issues. People of any age can have complications such as these, but those over the age of 65 can have increased difficulty healing or returning to normal level of function without in

7 Ways to Prevent Injury in the Road Biker

Road cycling is a great, low-impact way to stay fit, but it is still not an injury risk free form of exercise. Road biking can cause a variety of different injuries, including the obvious traumatic injuries and the not so obvious overuse injuries. The traumatic injuries occur immediately upon impact when you fall off the bike, and the overuse injuries occur over time when you either do a long ride in one day or you have been riding regularly for long periods of times. The overuse injuries are easier to prevent than traumatic injuries because you have a lot more control of your bike fit and your riding technique than you do of your environment. The following is a list of areas you might f

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