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Improve Balance With Easy, Outdoor Exercises

June 6, 2021

Maintaining great balance as you age has numerous benefits. It helps you better perform any activities you love, like gardening, running or boating. It also reduces your risk for falling, which is the number one cause for loss of independence in seniors. While you can work out in a gym to improve balance, when the […]READ MORE

4 Ways Physical Therapists Care for Colon Cancer Survivors

March 3, 2021

Treatment for colon cancer, from chemotherapy to radiation therapy to surgery, can take a toll on your body. As you head into survivorship after treatment, you may find that your quality of life has changed. Physical therapists can help you regain your quality of life, helping you rebuild strength and regain energy. During and after […]READ MORE

How to Love Yourself This February: Physical Therapy as Self-Care

February 2, 2021

February is all about love, so you should show yourself a little love, too. The last year has been challenging for everyone, and a little self-care could go a long way in improving your mental and physical health.  Self-care is the pursuit of great health by taking time for you and your body. That might […]READ MORE

Improve Balance and Prevent Falls With Exercise

January 1, 2021

Falls are a leading cause of loss of independence in seniors. Seniors are at a higher risk for falls for many reasons, including medical conditions, medications and loss of muscle mass.  At Bon Secours Physical Therapy, our physical therapists encourage all seniors to take steps to reduce their risk for falls. In addition to getting […]READ MORE

Avoid Back Injuries This Season

December 12, 2020

Cold temperatures and slippery surfaces make winter a common time to experience a back injury. Whether you sprain your back while shoveling snow or slip on an icy sidewalk, you could end up in physical therapy for your back pain. To help keep your back safe and healthy all season long, Bon Secours Physical Therapy […]READ MORE

How Physical Therapy Improves Bladder Control

November 11, 2020

More than 12 million Americans experience urinary incontinence each year. If you have incontinence, you may experience urine leakage, trouble urinating and/or intense pressure to urinate. It can disrupt your daily life and lead to embarrassing accidents. Fortunately, physical therapy can help 85 to 90% of people gain better bladder control in just 1 to […]READ MORE

How Specialized Physical Therapy Can Restore Posture

October 10, 2020

Everyone’s body is a little asymmetrical. After all, you likely use your dominant side more often to perform small tasks while you might lift with your nondominant side. A few small differences aren’t a big deal and are completely natural. However, over time, using one side of your body far more often than the other […]READ MORE

What To Know About Your Virtual Physical Therapy Appointment

July 7, 2020

To help keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, Bon Secours Physical Therapy now offers online physical therapy appointments. You can get the help you need from the safety of your home. We can help you with a variety of therapies, including, but not limited to: Muscle pain Chronic pain, such as diabetic nerve pain Sports […]READ MORE

The Best Physical Therapy Equipment To Use At Home

June 6, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to spread, you may be limiting trips out, even to physical therapy. Fortunately, with the help of your physical therapy, you can design a home therapy plan to help you maintain your progress or continue moving toward your therapy goals. While many exercises can be completed without any equipment at all, […]READ MORE

Do You Need Physical Therapy After a Long Hospital Stay?

May 5, 2020

If you have spent a long time in the hospital, whether it is recovery after a major injury or a critical care stay for treatment of a serious illness like COVID-19, you will come out of the hospital weaker than you were before. That’s why you and your doctor should always have a plan for […]READ MORE