Most people believe that incontinence is an acceptable part of aging whether that is at 50 years or 80! I’ve heard people say, “Well, I had babies and therefore, I have a little leakage” or “Isn’t it funny that when I laugh really hard, I pee my pants?!” Well, I say…It’s not funny and don’t accept loss of urine!!Urinary incontinence (UI), also known as invol…
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Mindfulness

Dec 05, 2017
  By Janet Hustak, PTA, Office Manager     "Mindfulness – A state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment and awakening to experience." – Psychology Today So wh…
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October is National Physical Therapy month! So let’s take a look at how Physical Therapy got started and where it is today. The historical origin of Physical Therapy is somewhat unknown. Some aspects of Physical Therapy practices can be traced back to Hippocrates in 500 BC. But the earliest documented origins of actual Physical Therapy date back to 1813. Per…
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By Daniel Miller, PT, MS, Healing Motion Physical Therapy   From a patient’s perspective of experiencing a “non – injurious” onset of pain, understanding why they hurt is among the most common questions or concerns we encounter as physical therapists. Certainly if there was a fall, or a noticeable strain or worse yet a car accident, the reasoning and expl…
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By Daniel Miller, MS, PS, Healing Motion Physical Therapy   From a patient’s perspective of experiencing a “non – injurious” onset of pain, understanding why they hurt is among the most common questions or concerns we encounter as physical therapists. Certainly if there was a fall, or a noticeable strain or worse yet a car accident, the reasoning and expl…
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Medicare

Sep 15, 2017
  Physical Therapy and Medicare  by Janet Hustak, PTA/Office Manager    So many patients and their families have questions about their insurance coverage.  Commercial policies all have their own practices they follow.   Medicare provides coverage to all Americans aged 65 and older who have worked and paid into the system, as well as younger people with d…
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