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  • How to Improve Fine Motor Skills in Adults Fine motor skills are essential to everyday living, and these skills may start to deteriorate as one ages. That’s why keeping them in check through regular activity is important. In this post, we will review how to strengthen fine motor skills and some fun fine motor ... Continue Reading
  • Speech Problems in the Elderly When you imagine what an elderly person’s voice sounds like, you probably think of something quiet and wispy, maybe even a little hoarse. Just like other body parts that change with age - like eyesight and hearing - speech and the ability to communicate can also be affected ... Continue Reading
  • Abbreviations Used in Physical Therapy Physical therapists will often use abbreviations and terms, which may be confusing to the average person. One may wonder: What is weight-bearing status? What does non-weight-bearing really mean? And what about the corresponding abbreviations such as the WBAT medical ... Continue Reading
  • Physical Therapy for Elderly Adults Falling is one of the biggest fears elderly adults face every day. No one wants to end up in the hospital because they tripped going down the stairs or lost their balance while getting out of the bathtub or shower. According to the National Council on Aging , falls are the ... Continue Reading
  • The Difference Between Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy (and Speech Therapy) Often times, those who have suffered from an injury, accident, or a chronic condition will need weeks or months of care to recover and adapt to their new circumstances. The medical professionals who specialize in providing that long-term care are therapists. With the latest ... Continue Reading