Therapy Tips

So many areas of rehabilitation and recovery can cause stress under pressure. Here are some quick tips that can help in times of need:

  • Backpack Safety (PDF) - Here are some safety tips for backpack wearers. Backpacks are convenient, but if worn improperly, they can put the wearer at an increased risk for spinal injury.
  • Stroke Awareness - Know the symptoms of a stroke: FAST.
  • Fall Prevention - Here are some tips to help avoid falls during exercise.
  • Stretching - Make sure your personal stretching techniques are right for you.
  • Walking - Walking is a great form of exercise. Here are some tips for walking safely.
  • Restarting Exercise - Even if this isn't your first time exercising, restarting an exercise program can be challenging for your body. Here are some tips for safely restarting exercise.
  • Skiing Stretching and Safety (PDF) - Here are some smart stretching and safety tips. Skiing can be great fun for everyone, but it can also lead to injuries.
  • Winter Safety (PDF) - Winter weather and activities, such as shoveling, can make it very easy to slip and hurt yourself.
  • Individualized Care - The path to recovery after injury or illness is individualized, so is our care.

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