One daily exercise that can help your balance, is standing on one foot. Always start by holding onto the counter with two hands. Pick one foot up, hold it for 30 seconds. Then lower it and try picking up your other leg. Do this twice on each leg, every day

 As you fee...

At some point in our lives we all struggle with pain. Learning about pain and other factors that influence it can help hasten your recovery.  It is also important to know the difference between muscle soreness and pain. A sore limb may cause you to stop moving it and l...

Physical Therapy can help you get back to doing the things you enjoy again.

October 23, 2016

It is never to late to start exercising. Even if you have been a gold medal couch potato all of your life.  Getting weaker, falling, and pain are not normal aging. The aging population can improve balance and strength just like the younger population. Right now is a go...

August 24, 2016

 I started my business, Safe at Home Physical Therapy, because I want to help people prevent falls, injury, illness and hospitalization.

Fall is on the way. Cooler weather, which after this hot summer, we can welcome with open arms. We also want to prevent/limit those w...

Knee Pain. So many struggle with it every day. Have you been limping around for some time trying to decide if you should have knee surgery or stop the activities you enjoy? Have you seen a physical therapist? If you are dealing with knee pain and/or trouble bending and...

July 24, 2016

We all have excuses that keep us from exercising and taking care of ourselves.

What are yours? Some common concerns and myths are listed below:

1.You are afraid you will not be able to do the exercises correctly.

2. It will hurt,.

3. There is not enough time in t...

Oh how things have changed since my grandparents retired. It was a time of rest. Well deserved rest, but the imbalance of rest vs. activity weighed heavily in favor of rest. Now we know that the aging population can build strength and balance just as well as anyone els...

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