Our bones and joints provide structure to our bodies, protection for internal organs and anchorage for our muscles when we move. Most people attain maximum bone mass around the age of 30 after which they begin to lose bone mineral density which can cause thinning and brittleness of bones.
National Physical Therapy Month is celebrated in October to spread awareness about the vital role that physical therapy plays in helping you move and feel better. Let’s look at the important benefits of physical therapy after surgery:
Falls are one of the major causes of serious injury such as hip fractures or traumatic brain injury among the elderly. According to a recent research study, fall death rates have increased by 30% in the US between the years 2007 and 2016. At this rate, there will be 7 fall deaths occurring every hour by the year 2030!
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy is an advanced treatment that boosts the natural regenerative capacity of your body. It has helped many athletes and sports enthusiasts return to their game after a potentially career-ending injury.