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Do You Know Your Movement Vital Signs? Most people think of heart rate or blood pressure when they think of vital signs. It is common to use numbers to quantify health and risk of disease. The American Heart Association encourages people to "know their numbers" referring to blood pressure, blood cholesterol, blood glucose, and weight. However, research is now showing the importance of moving properly for health. Let's take a look at some of the numbers you can use to quantif...
Posted on 2021-04-02
Why you need a PTXpert on your HealthCare Team. With health in sharp focus as a result of the pandemic, now may be a good time to look at the team of experts you have in place and see if there are any improvements you could make. You probably have a family doctor, dentist, and optometrist. Maybe you have some specialist physicians, a trainer, or a massage therapist. If a physical therapist isn't a part of your healthcare team, you're missing out on taking car...
Posted on 2021-03-05
Bone Health Is Important Bones literally provide the support and structure for our bodies and every movement we make, every step, reach, grab, and pull or push is a result of how well our bones provide that support. Strength, safety, and the ability to stay active as we get older is very dependent on bone health. You’ve probably heard your doctor, or other healthcare providers say that in order to maintain healthy bones you need to maintain your calcium and take other measures to preve...
Posted on 2020-11-20
OCTOBER is PT MONTH! We wanted to take this oppurtunity to educate the public about a few things you may not know about Physical Therapy.  The perts. Vicki Seibert, PT, OCS; Lisa Massie, PT, DPT, CMTPT; Wendy Savoie, PT, DPT Brian Sakal, PTA; Jonathan Schiller PT, CAES, Antoine White Gym and Osteogro (aka Bone Health) Programs DID YOU KNOW....  In Maryland, you can access PT without a doctor's referral. Next time you suffer a sports or other injury, give u...
Posted on 2020-10-09
Do you or someone you know: Usually in a hurry? * Have falls or near falls often (1 time or more a year)? Today is your day to ask yourself what do you want to do to make a change. To live a happier and safer life free of fear of falling. Facts about our community members 65 years of age and older:  Falling is NOT a normal part of aging.  1 in 4 people over the age of 65 fall. In 2015, MD reported 9,519 falls Falls were the leading cause of injury ...
Posted on 2020-09-22
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