Think bone health at an early age Osteoporosis is a pediatric disease with geriatric consequences. Osteoporosis, a condition where bones become brittle and porous, effects over 10 million Americans. Another 40 million have low bone mass density. It usually effects adults over the age of 50, women more than men. However, we reach [...]
I turn 52 years old next week and somedays I feel my age. As a Physical Therapist for the last 26 years, I realize how hard it can be getting older and still wanting to be active and strong. Aging is normal and should be embraced, we can't turn back the hands of time. [...]
Due to the changes in functional ability of patients with Parkinson's Disease, safely transferring up off the floor can be very challenging for both the patient and caregiver.
Ed and Elizabeth Deboo, Physical Therapists, discuss what to look for if someone has fallen...
Learn how to safely transfer on the floor to do your exercises. Getting on the floor is a very functional activity that we often take for granted. Please let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA https://youtu.be/-uRZnpxLF5M
One of the common characteristics of Parkinson's disease is rigidity and a forward stooped posture. However, with daily exercise, the changes can be minimized. Check out the video below for 3 simple exercises, Let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, Physical Therapist Bellingham, WA https://youtu.be/effXAxgxXb0