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Physical Therapy and Medicare

Physical Therapy and Medicare explained by Dr. Rhonda Cowern, DPT, CertDN There has been lots of talk on Capitol Hill about Medicare insurance coverage and changes for all Medicare beneficiaries, including changes in physical therapy coverage. Medicare changes coverage limitations annually and you may have noticed your

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Relax . . . take a deep breath

Relax . . . take a deep breath Breathing happens whether you think about it or not. However, with some focused attention and education breathing will not only oxygenate your tissue but improve stability, mobility, and decrease painful symptoms. Our lungs and tissue surrounding them are all

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Are we spending too much time sitting?

Are we spending too much time sitting? Research has proven that our human bodies were made to move, and when we become more sedentary we begin to break down. You may think this information doesn’t pertain to you because you are active or only sit as needed

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Walk for the Health of It!

A daily walking program can reduce stress, help with your body’s circulation, and increase your heart rate to burn calories. Being physically active is important to prevent heart disease and stroke (two of the nation’s top killers). To improve overall cardiovascular health, the American Heart Association recommends

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Increased Fall Risk after Age 65, is it Preventable?

By Dr. Rhonda Cowern, DPT Falls happen for several reasons with the most obvious culprit being: slower reaction time. Other risk factors for falls include: changes in vision and hearing. I will explain the three systems our body uses daily to maintain balance while we sit, walk,

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Diabetes and exercise…

Why would I need physical therapy? Being active is a very important part of staying healthy with Type II, adult onset diabetes. A physical therapist can help discuss how incorporating exercise into your daily routine can affect your blood sugar and potential problems that can arise when

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Take Back Your Health! | Moab Physical Therapy

As summer comes to an end, and the kids go back to school- what about your health? If current aches and pains are preventing you from participating in social activity or draining your motivation to be active than keep reading… Don’t just live with the pain, seek

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Planting & Gardening Tips | Moab Physical Therapy

Planting tips to keep your hobby healthy. Gardening can remain possible at any age with a little planning ahead, so grab your sunscreen, sunglasses, work gloves, and a wide-brimmed hat and let’s get started. First of all consider safety, are there uneven surfaces, sidewalk cracks, or tripping

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Pool Rehabilitation | Moab Physical Therapy

Is exercising in the POOL right for you? There are plenty of distractions and excuses that keep us from exercising, don’t let getting into your bathing suit be one of them. The Moab Aquatic Center is designed with you in mind, from accessible entry in and out

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Senior Travel Tips | Moab Physical Therapy

Retirement gives you a chance to increase your travel time. Whether your travel takes you across the States to see family or on longer trips abroad, your health and wellness is important. Often, all that travel can leave us with neck pain, back pain, or even achy

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