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Eating for Osteoporosis

Eating for Osteoporosis
The Good News and The Bad News about Osteoporosis What do you want to hear first? Let’s start with the bad news. The International Osteoporosis Foundation states that “Worldwide, osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures annually, resulting in an osteoporotic fracture every 3 seconds.” In addition, “Osteoporosis is estimated to affect 200 million women worldwide – approximately one-tenth of women aged 60, one-fifth of women aged 70, two-fi...
Posted on 2018-09-08

Hearing Loss is MORE than just your Hearing

Hearing Loss is MORE than just your Hearing
Do you notice that you misunderstand speech in noisy restaurants and workplaces? Do you think that “everyone mumbles”? In many cases, the real trouble is an underlying hearing loss. Hearing loss is a problem no one can physically touch or feel, happens slowly overtime, can cause a loss of understanding, and can leave you at an increased risk for developing other health issues like Dementia. The Risks of Hearing Loss:. Untreated hearing loss can lead to social isolation, depressi...
Posted on 2018-09-08

Fitness Blog- Making your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions Stick

Fitness Blog- Making your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions Stick
Dr. Rick Douglass, PT National Director of Education Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists The beginning of a new year lends an opportunity to reevaluate, prioritize and make changes. A New Year’s Resolution is a promise that we make to ourselves to do an act of self-improvement, to identify new ways to reach our personal and professional goals. Many of these resolutions revolve around Fitness. This is the time of year when many ...
Posted on 2018-09-08

FYZICAL Healthy Lifestyles-

FYZICAL Healthy Lifestyles-
Hearing loss and dementia The population of people with both hearing loss and cognitive decline is large and growing. Problems with communication are one of the earliest signs of dementia. Doctor Jessica Vilendrer, audiologist, and Dr. Virginia Reed, Physical therapist, from the FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Center in Fort Myers share this blog post concerning correlation between hearing loss and memory loss. See Dr. Reed and Dr. Vilendrer present this information during the Fitness Friday segme...
Posted on 2018-09-08

FYZICAL Acquires Fitness Center in North Fort Myers, FL

FYZICAL Acquires Fitness Center in North Fort Myers, FL
Jim Abrams, CEO of FYZICAL, has acquired 14,000 sq. foot Fitness on the Move to expand their offering of medically-based fitness, health, wellness, and balance programs in addition to physical therapy. Sarasota, Florida – November 21, 2014—FYZICAL, LLC, announced today Jim Abrams' purchase of a Fort Myers fitness center, Fitness on the Move. Adding to FYZICAL's current 47 physical therapy locations, the fitness center will offer medically-based fitness programs and services, and in ...
Posted on 2018-09-08

7 Tips to Exercising in the Winter

7 Tips to Exercising in the Winter
Having the motivation to exercise can sometimes be a challenge. Building the motivation to exercise when it is freezing outside... of course that can be a challenge. If you are a workout warrior who loves running outside, hiking, biking, and burning those calories off under the warm sun each day, the winter months can be devastating to your waistline. Here are some tips to keeping an eye on the prize for the next time beach season rolls around! Warm yourself up! If you are an individual...
Posted on 2018-09-08

7 Surprisingly Simple Tips Towards Living Happy & Healthy

7 Surprisingly Simple Tips Towards Living Happy & Healthy
FYZICAL's own Mary Rachford of FYZICAL Naperville will be discussing the Seven Ways to be Happy & Healthy during IPTA's October ThirdThursday event. Join us at the IPTA Chapter Office (905 N. Main Street, Naperville, IL 60563) at 5:30 PM as Rachford guides you through the reasoning and the science behind unlocking the secrets towards getting a better night's sleep, properly detoxing your body, and staying physically and mentally fit as you age. This one hour presentation is open to all ages...
Posted on 2018-09-08

How Can Physical Therapy Help Individuals with Diabetes?

How Can Physical Therapy Help Individuals with Diabetes?
November is National Diabetes Month. How can Fyzical help you? Find out more about how Physical Therapy can help with your diabetes from Dr. Alex Altamiranda in the Fyzical Tip of the Week featured on HealthIQ Radio with Heidi Godman. A proper exercise plan can help reduce the severity of many Diabetes symptoms. In addition to healthy eating, individuals can visit therapists at Fyzical and learn how to become educated on how you can exercise safely.
Posted on 2018-09-07

Discover if you have Muscle Imbalance Issues

Discover if you have Muscle Imbalance Issues
Find out more information about Muscle Imbalance from Dr. Alex Altamiranda in the Fyzical Tip of the Week featured on HealthIQ Radio with Heidi Godman. Muscle Imbalance is much more common than one would think. Human movement and everyday functions require muscle length balance and strength between opposing muscles surrounding a joint. Interestingly enough, muscle imbalance if often times different between males and females. Physical therapists can help you discover a possible muscle imbalance ...
Posted on 2018-09-07

How Can Physical Therapy Help After a Stroke?

How Can Physical Therapy Help After a Stroke?
In this week's Fyzical Tip of the Week, find out more information about how physical therapy can help stroke patients featured on HealthIQ Radio with Heidi Godman. Strokes are the 4th leading cause of death in the United States. 4/5 strokes can be prevented! Simply put, a stroke occurs when a blood vessel breaks, interrupting blood flow to an area of the brain or when an artery is blocked by a blood clot, leading to brain damage. Dr. Altamiranda discusses how physical therapy can help pat...
Posted on 2018-09-07
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