SENIOR PHYSICAL THERAPY - Benefits of Physical Therapy

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SENIOR PHYSICAL THERAPY:

SENIOR PHYSICAL THERAPY benefits of Physical Therapy FOR AGING INDIVIDUALS

What is Physical Therapy?:

What is Physical Therapy? R educing pain and improving/restoring mobility through physical means Massaging of the body Exercising in various muscle groups Applying heat/cold Treats various diseases, injuries, as well as physical deformities May be used in place of or along with other conventional methods of medicine Drugs Surgery A practitioner of Physical Therapy is known as a Physical Therapist.

The Aging Body and Your Health:

The Aging Body and Your Health Aging bodies undergo various changes W eakened immune system and body Reduced mobility Changed mental capacity 1 in 3 Americans aged 65+ fall every year A sedentary lifestyle weakens the body M ore prone to falls More damaged from falls Damage from prior falls, if not treated , increases the risk of falling. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans .

Benefits for Seniors:

Benefits for Seniors Seniors who limit their activity increase their risk of falls. Physical therapy can be used both to prevent Physical therapy can be used to recover from falls . Physical Therapy can help several conditions, including, but not limited to: Stroke Osteoporosis Cancer Incontinence Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Need Physical Therapy?:

Need Physical Therapy? Gonzaba Medical Group Seniors in San Antonio seeking specialty care can: Visit gonzaba.com Call 210-921-3800

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