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Physical therapy improves balance and prevents falls

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December 11, 2013 Dr. Jerry Moczerniuk P.T., D.P.T. , Clinical Director, db Orthopedic Physical Therapy Association   Research has shown that approximately 1/3 of all adults over the age of 65 suffer from at least one fall annually, the prevalence increases to 50 percent in adults over the age of 80. My goal for writing […]

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Fall prevention: Simple tips to prevent falls from the Mayo Clinic Staff

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Originally posted on mayoclinic.org Fall prevention: Simple tips to prevent falls Falls put you at risk of serious injury. Prevent falls with these simple fall-prevention measures, from reviewing your medications to hazard-proofing your home. Fall prevention may not seem like a lively topic, but it’s important. As you get older, physical changes and health conditions […]

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Gravity

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  When it comes to structural integration, gravity is our best friend. When properly aligned, our bodies hold our strength and form better, injuries are prevented and our circulatory, nervous and lymphatic systems are allowed to run their course properly. Imagine a 2 pound cantaloupe on the end of a 2 foot stick. If we […]

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E-mail Correspondences

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Dear Valued Clients, Thank you for choosing Turning Pointe Physical Therapy, Inc. for your physical therapy needs.  We are excited to provide you with the highest quality of care.  In the interest of quality and excellence, keeping costs down is a big factor. In order to keep costs at a reasonable level, as well as […]

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Understanding Pain

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The human body and brain are marvelous devices with interacting complexities that science and medicine are barely beginning to unravel.  Despite the vast amounts of what we don’t know, we DO know quite a lot about pain and pain management.  In just the past five years, we have found that it’s quite often personal and […]

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Visceral Manipulation for Low Back Pain

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Though written by therapists for therapists, this article gives patients a wonderful and informative view of this innovative healing practice. On our staff we have two highly experienced therapists that are more than proficient with Visceral Manipulation; Laurie and Linda. Give us a call and “Feel Better!” Nola     Visceral Manipulation for Low Back […]

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Barefoot Running

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Often times as therapists, we become the go-to person for our patients when there is a new or returning exercise trend.  The barefoot running phenomenon has created a lot of buzz lately, and several of my Rolfing clients are curious if they should give it a go. I, myself, have tried barefoot running several times […]