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Category Archives: Aging

These blog posts are related to “aging”.  Inside this section, we discuss self assessments and screens, provide useful information about common issues that relate to aging, and what you can do to get you back out there doing what you love.  Whether you are just looking for information, a real solution to fix your problem, or speciality care, the team at Level4 Physio-Wellness-Performance will be able to assist you.  We start with providing valuable and useful information to help you make the best decision about what the next step will be.  In some cases, just getting the right information puts you on the right path to a solution.  In most cases, however, getting on the phone with one of our specialists gives you the opportunity to discuss your specific problem, ask you questions to get the right answers, and then determine what you should do next.  From there, you start to get the answers about what is going on and move forward to an thorough evaluation with your input on what you want to achieve.  Then your plan of care can start, getting you back to doing the things you love!

How Physical Therapy Can Help Avoid A Knee Replacement Naturally

How PT Helps Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Most people think that when they get knee pain, it’ll eventually “ease off” and goes away on its own. That they’ll wake up one morning and like “magic”, knee pain will be a thing of the past… But then 6 months later you’re still living with the discomfort of knee pain.  It’s often even worse than it was…

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Why Your Joint Aches and Pains Feel Worse In Cold Weather

Why Your Joint Aches and Pains Feel Worse In Cold Weather

Are your joints starting to feel stiff lately? Do they ache more than usual? Have you noticed any clicks and cracks coming from your knees?  There are several reasons why your joint aches and pain feel worse in cold weather.  If you’re struggling to put your finger on it and you’re not sure why it’s…

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Why Are Falls So Dangerous for Seniors?

Falls in elderly

What’s the largest cause of hospital admissions for older people? If the title of this article (“Why Are Falls So Dangerous for Seniors?”) didn’t give it away for you… you might guess that it’s the latest winter flu bug. But you’d be wrong – it’s a more everyday problem. One in 4 people aged 65+…

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Balance and Falls In People Aged 55+: 4 Common Myths

Balance and falls,

Balance and falls area a major public health concern for the growing aging population, especially if your 55+.  Every 19 minutes an older adult dies from a fall; every 13 seconds an older adult is treated in an emergency room for a fall-related injury.  Falls are costly and can cause older adults to lose their…

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Falls In The Elderly: 3 Common Causes

Did you know that falls in the elderly that lead to injury are more common than the number of strokes that occur in the United states each year? Last week we received a phone call from an older gentleman who was concerned about his wife’s balance and wanted to know why he was noticing that…

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What is the Best Way to Stay Fit Over 40?

Older Couple Jogging In Park

Here are some of the best things that you can do to stay fit over 40, and why this type of exercise is really going to benefit you? Stay Fit Over 40 Well, as we age, we lose flexibility in our joints and our soft tissue. We also have changes in our coordination and balance,…

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