Is there a reason to look towards physical therapy and wound care for seniors?   What is the connection between physical therapy and wound care?   It may come a news to some, but seniors with acute or chronic wounds can be referred to physical therapy, for helping the wounds to heal better and faster.…

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What is the importance of doing hand exercises for stroke survivors? The importance of early activity in limbs that were affected by a stroke, has been proven by studies.   Usually, a stroke survivor will learn how to exercise an affected hand with the help of a physical and/or occupational therapist. Therapists will teach ways…

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Avoiding bedsores and pressure sores in seniors is a project requiring paying attention to a patient’s position. This applies to patients who spend a lot of time in bed or in a wheel chair. When there is pressure on a particular part of the body for a length of time, it causes a lack of…

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Where does yoga for bedridden patients fit into the exercise-for-seniors-scene? The importance of exercise in senior health features prominently. There are many types of exercise. Seniors are often recommended to try tai chi or yoga as well as water-based exercising. These are low impact exercises that can build body strength. If a patient is bedridden…

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