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Archive | September, 2015

Fall Prevention: What Works?

Falls occur in roughly 30% of adults over age 65, and many treatment approaches have been investigated to determine which are most effective at reducing fall rates. Stubbs et al2 recently published an extensive survey of the literature to assess what really works. Comparing dozens of studies at once can only provide a bird’s-eye view […]

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Physical therapy plays critical role in breast cancer treatment and rehab

Researchers from the Netherlands recently found that a combination of supervised strength and aerobic training during the early stages of breast cancer treatment reduces fatigue while helping patients increase muscle fitness. As Breast Cancer Awareness Month approaches in October, Nancy Causton, PT, of Impact Physical Therapy of Hillsboro points out this study is the latest […]

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