Parkinson’s Awareness: How Physical Therapy Can Help

April is also National Parkinson’s Awareness month, and according to Parkinson’s News Today, over 10 million people worldwide deal with this frustrating, sometimes-debilitating disorder. Although Parkinson’s typically afflicts older adults, early-onset Parkinson’s is also possible. Affecting a slightly higher rate of men to women,…

Sitting Disease

By Ryan Cotton, PT, DHS, OCS  “Sitting disease” is a catchy term, now recognized in the medical community, which describes health risk factors associated with a sedentary lifestyle. According to a 2008 Vanderbilt University study, the average American spends 55% of their waking time…