FALL FEATURE WITH LIBERTY’S PHYSICAL THERAPISTS
THE SCOOP ON THE POSITIVE EFFECTS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
Fall is here — temperatures are cooling down, leaves
are changing, holidays are coming, and there’s pumpkin
everything on the menu! This means that it’s the perfect
time to head outdoors and get moving! Our team has put
together and answered some common questions and tips
on safe practices for exercise, the importance of always
remembering to stretch before and after physical activity,
HOW PHYSICAL THERAPY IS HELPING COVID-19 PATIENTS
AND HOW WE HELPED ONE OF OUR OWN
At Liberty Rehab, we help patients from many diverse
backgrounds. Sometimes they are grandparents, excited
about playing with their grandchildren again, and other
days, we are assisting athletes who want to prevent getting
injuries that could sideline their seasons. Regardless of their
backgrounds, our goal is always the same: to help patients’
bodies heal naturally. Read more below.
LET'S KEEP STUDENT ATHLETES SAFE
WHY GO BACK TO SCHOOL WITH A LIBERTY PLAN?
Unless you have students in the house, it can be easy to forget
that this is an exciting time of year for a lot of American
families. We’re fortunate to have regular contact with students
here at Liberty Rehab, usually high school or college athletes
dealing with sports-related injuries and itching to get back
on the track, into the pool, or on the field. But as exciting as
it is to work with bright young people with a future ahead of
Did You Miss This Study on Football Injuries?
PT Helps Players Return to the Field
As we write this, the NFL, college, and high school football seasons
are well underway. The safety of football has been a topic of debate
for decades among physicians, starting as far back as the 1890s, when
concerns about the game’s rate of head injuries were first raised.
Great News for Knee Osteoarthritis Patients!
A New Study Reconfirms the Effectiveness of PT
There were 68.7 million people in the U.S. aged 60 or older in 2016,
and it’s likely at least 37% of them had osteoarthritis of the knee.5 Since
that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tally, the elderly
population has only grown as more baby boomers reach retirement
age. Osteoarthritis is a pressing concern for this growing demographic,
many of whom may be your patients. click to learn more