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The ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has healthcare providers across the country re-evaluating the best way to care for their patients. In recent press conferences, the US Government has urged both patients and providers to consider the use of telehealth platforms for all appropriate medical services, and we at Forever Fit are committed to providing the safest access to physical therapy we can. As of March 19, 2020 we are still seeing clients in person in all 5 of our locations and w...
Posted on 2020-03-24
How to safely get started with weight training Are you hoping to get a healthier start this new year? If you want to feel stronger you are likely considering a weight training program but might be a little hesitant about getting started. While starting a new type of exercise can be intimidating, it can also be rewarding. Strength training has been shown to improve blood pressure and glucose levels, decrease osteoporosis risk, decrease fall risk and improve sleep. ...
Posted on 2020-01-08
Patients who are referred to Forever Fit Physical Therapy and Wellness have common diagnoses such as arthritis and osteoporosis. What is the difference between the two? Let us find out! First, let’s break down the two terms of arthritis and osteoporosis. In the word arthritis, the root word arthr- means joint and the suffix -itis means inflammation. Therefore, the entire term arthritis means inflammation of the joint or joints. In the word osteoporosis, the root word osteo- means bone and...
Posted on 2018-04-18
Happy Foot Health Awareness Month! Foot pain is a common symptom of patients that come through our clinics here at Forever Fit Physical Therapy and Wellness. Common types of foot pain we treat here at our facility are: Plantar fasciitis - an inflammation of the connective tissue layers that runs across the bottom of the foot Arch dysfunctions - a condition in which the foot has a very high arch which creates an excessive amount of force/weight on the ball and heel of the foot when walking ...
Posted on 2018-04-11
March is Women’s History Month and we decided to give a well-deserved spotlight to the “Mother of Physical Therapy”, Mary McMillan! Mary McMillan began practicing in physical therapy when it was first introduced in 1918 at Walter Reed hospital in Washington D.C. McMillan was not given proper space for physical therapy, therefore she administered treatments to patients on the hospital wards and utilized porch space for group exercise. Physical therapy was known as a new spe...
Posted on 2018-03-20
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