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Four Reasons to Correct Your Posture

May 5, 2022

May is Correct Your Posture Month. While it’s good to use this time to create awareness for good posture, it’s something one should practice throughout the year. With workers gradually returning to offices after years of remote employment, the message of good posture is especially important. Many articles point out how to maintain good posture, […]READ MORE

What Is Occupational Therapy

April 4, 2022

April is Occupational Therapy Month. Without the hard work of amazing occupational therapists like those at Bon Secours Physical Therapy, many people may find it challenging to get through the day. During this month of awareness, let’s take a look at the importance and benefits of OT in the community.  What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational […]READ MORE

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

March 3, 2022

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. If you are one of the two hundred thousand people in the United States who suffers from this disorder, hopefully you have a plan of care in action. Endometriosis can often be painful and last for years if not properly treated.  What Is Endometriosis? Endometriosis affects the uterus. Tissue that […]READ MORE

Love Your Body This Month

February 2, 2022

We often associate February with love. This time of year inspires romance, but in recent times Valentine’s season also celebrates other aspects of love. It’s important to express positive emotion to friends and family, but taking time this month to love yourself can help improve your overall health. At Bon Secours Physical Therapy, we work […]READ MORE

Prevent At-Home Bath Injuries

January 1, 2022

Accidents happen, often at home. According to the Center For Disease Control, close to 250,000 adult Americans annually suffer some type of non-fatal injury while in the bathroom (source). Of this number, over thirty percent of accidents are related to bathing, such as slip and falls. While not every accident in the bathroom leads to […]READ MORE

Take Care Of Your Feet This Winter

December 12, 2021

December brings Christmas cheer and time off to spend with loved ones. It’s also a popular month for tempting holiday sweets and the desire to stay indoors. You shouldn’t feel guilty about enjoying your favorite seasonal snacks this year, but it’s important to not lose sight of your health and exercise goals. Keep moving this […]READ MORE

3 Things About Diabetes Awareness To Know

November 11, 2021

November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects how the body produces insulin and processes blood sugar, or glucose. While advancements in medicine over the decades have improved quality of life for patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, this illness remains a health risk. At Bon Secours Physical Therapy, […]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