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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

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 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

Physical Therapy Solutions for Diabetic Neuropathy

March 3, 2020

If you have uncontrolled blood sugar for a long time, it can lead to complications of diabetes including peripheral neuropathy (nerve pain or numbness in your limbs, most often your legs or feet).  Peripheral neuropathy can make it difficult to walk, causing a limp or putting you off-balance. Regular physical therapy can help you safely […]READ MORE

Love Your Body This Valentine’s Day – Five Ways to Help

February 2, 2020

Your body is an amazing gift that allows you to interact with the world, whether you are smelling a delicious meal or running a marathon. This Valentine’s Day, show your body some love with these simple steps. Feed It Right Your body feels better and functions better when it has all the nutrients it needs […]READ MORE

4 Noninvasive Treatments for Lower Back Pain

January 1, 2020

Your chronic back pain may be caused by a variety of problems, from a herniated disk to sciatica. Fortunately, many causes of back pain can be relieved without surgery.  If you have back pain, try these treatments to find relief: Massage Therapy Physical therapists use massage therapy or manual therapy to loosen up and release […]READ MORE