Author: Kathleen Schoell PT DPT

Avoid Falling With These Balance Tips

Avoid Falling With These Balance Tips

Each year, approximately one in three adults over the age of 65 falls at least once (1). That number is staggering. Good balance is the key to remaining independent and injury free throughout our retirement years. Take a walk into any physical therapy office and you...
Exercising With Knee Pain

Exercising With Knee Pain

Exercising with knee pain is a catch-22. The research shows the most effective treatment for a variety of knee pain is to manage the pain through exercises. However, some knee pain is so severe it may prevent you from doing so. This is where a guided exercise program,...
Five Changes To Improve Your Spine Health

Five Changes To Improve Your Spine Health

As we age, our bodies go through a “wear and tear” process. For some, the effects are concentrated at the spine, for others, it is achy knees, sore shoulders, or painful hips. While some wear and tear is considered “normal,” many of us are experiencing an accelerated...