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Watch Your Feet This Winter

December 12th, 2021

December brings Christmas cheer and time off to spend with loved ones. It’s also a popular month for tempting holiday sweets and the desire to stay indoors. You shouldn’t feel guilty about enjoying your favorite seasonal snacks this year, but it’s important to not lose sight of your health and exercise goals. Keep moving this […]READ MORE

Back to School Body Care

September 9nd, 2021

Class is once again in session, and with it brings new opportunities to learn and socialize with friends missed over the summer. The first month of the school year requires adjustment on many levels, and for many that includes injury prevention. Going back to school doesn’t necessarily have to mean going back to “the grind.” […]READ MORE

The Cure for Vertigo: Vestibular Rehabilitation

August 8nd, 2021

Vertigo is the unsettling feeling that the floor is suddenly rising up to meet your face. It can be hard to get through and even make you feel nauseous. While it can be a sign of serious issues, vertigo and dizziness are often signs of problems with your neck or inner ear. Vertigo can also […]READ MORE

Arthritis Care For Every Joint

July 7rd, 2021

Arthritis is a common condition that develops as you age. Years of using your body can take a toll on the cartilage that lines your joints. Cartilage is a spongy substance that helps absorb shock as you walk, run, jump or lift items. But it can start to break down when it is used over […]READ MORE

Easy, Outdoor Exercises to Improve Balance

June 6st, 2021

Maintaining great balance as you age has numerous benefits. It helps you better perform any activities you love, like gardening, running or boating. It also reduces your risk for falling, which is the number one cause for loss of independence in seniors. While you can work out in a gym to improve balance, when the […]READ MORE

Physical Therapy Improves Your Quality of Life After Stroke

May 5th, 2021

A stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain is blocked or ruptured. This can interrupt blood flow to your brain cells, causing these cells to die. Depending on where the blood flow is stopped, you might have issues with speech, moving or even memory after a stroke. Most stroke patients can benefit from […]READ MORE

The Many Uses of Kinesio Taping

April 4th, 2021

Kinesio tape is a type of athletic tape that doesn’t limit movement or function while it is being worn. The tape is a mixture of cotton and nylon designed to stretch the same way your skin stretches. It is strong enough to stay on even while you shower, sweat and go about your day. Physical […]READ MORE

How Physical Therapists Care for Colon Cancer Survivors

March 3th, 2021

Treatment for colon cancer, from chemotherapy to radiation therapy to surgery, can take a toll on your body. As you head into survivorship after treatment, you may find that your quality of life has changed. Physical therapists can help you regain your quality of life, helping you rebuild strength and regain energy. During and after […]READ MORE

Physical Therapy as Self-Care: How to Love Yourself This February

February 2th, 2021

February is all about love, so you should show yourself a little love, too. The last year has been challenging for everyone, and a little self-care could go a long way in improving your mental and physical health.  Self-care is the pursuit of great health by taking time for you and your body. That might […]READ MORE

Exercises to Improve Balance and Prevent Falls

January 1th, 2021

Falls are a leading cause of loss of independence in seniors. Seniors are at a higher risk for falls for many reasons, including medical conditions, medications and loss of muscle mass.  At Bon Secours In Motion, our physical therapists encourage all seniors to take steps to reduce their risk for falls. In addition to getting […]READ MORE