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Back To School? Watch Your Back.

September 9, 2021

Class is once again in session, and with it brings new opportunities to learn and socialize with friends missed over the summer. The first month of the school year requires adjustment on many levels, and for many that includes injury prevention. Going back to school doesn’t necessarily have to mean going back to “the grind.” […]READ MORE

How Vestibular Rehabilitation Helps With Vertigo

August 8, 2021

Vertigo is the unsettling feeling that the floor is suddenly rising up to meet your face. It can be hard to get through and even make you feel nauseous. While it can be a sign of serious issues, vertigo and dizziness are often signs of problems with your neck or inner ear. Vertigo can also […]READ MORE

Arthritis Care: Keeping Your Joints Healthy

July 7, 2021

Arthritis is a common condition that develops as you age. Years of using your body can take a toll on the cartilage that lines your joints. Cartilage is a spongy substance that helps absorb shock as you walk, run, jump or lift items. But it can start to break down when it is used over […]READ MORE

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