Most people know that physical activity is important. In fact, not getting enough has been linked to illnesses like heart disease, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, high blood pressure and lung disease. So the important question is not if you need to be doing some form of physical activity to protect against diseases like these, but how [...]
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While summer in Arizona can be hard for anyone to bare it poses a unique challenge to those with Multiple Sclerosis. An increase of even 1/4 to 1/2 a degree in core body temperature can cause a temporary worsening of MS symptoms due to its negative effect on the already demyelinated nerve’s ability to conduct [...]
Most people know that physical therapists often recommend exercise as part of their treatment. What most people don’t realize is how simple that exercise can be. Instead of complicated workouts, heavy weight lifting, or running for miles, physical therapists often surprise people when they recommend walking. While it seems like an easy exercise, walking still [...]
Setting yourself up for success and recovery Physical Therapy can be incredibly beneficial in helping you achieve your goals. However, the real work begins once your physical therapy session ends. You come to see us 2-3 times a week: that’s 1-2 hours per week you’re in therapy. That leaves over 160 hours during the week [...]