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Do You Need Physical or Occupational Therapy?

September 9, 2022

How do you know if you need physical or occupational therapy? If you have recently suffered an accident, or are about to undergo surgery for joint pain relief, chances are your physician has recommended PT or OT to help you return to your active lifestyle. Others who are simply growing older or recovering from shorter […]READ MORE

Are You Ready For Back To School?

August 8, 2022

It won’t be long before fleets of long, yellow buses roll through the neighborhoods of Hampton Roads. Through the region, back to school energy is thriving and it’s not limited to young children. College freshmen are moving into dorms, and older students are preparing for graduate studies and other programs. Education is forever, as is […]READ MORE

What To Know About Industrial Rehabilitation

July 7, 2022

Maybe it begins with a painful twitch. You bend the wrong way in the office storage room reaching for an object. Or, maybe your hands are hurting more lately, and you have difficulty completing a report. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, over two and a half million cases of work-related injuries were […]READ MORE

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