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April 16, 2020

Research has shown that sitting all day can have adverse effects on your health. In fact, in addition to worsening pain in back, hips, neck, and shoulders, it can increase risks of high cholesterol, diabetes, and even... more

April 16, 2020

It’s hard enough to schedule activity into your daily routine in normal conditions. Finding the motivation to get out and join and exercise class, go to the gym, or go for a walk or jog can be difficult. Under the stay-... more

May 10, 2019

Phantom pain is a common issue for those who have suffered the loss of a limb but it is deceptively complicated to treat.  For many patients it can feel like a shooting pain, itch, squeezing, tingling or burning. These... more

February 4, 2019

If illness, injury or disability has limited your communication, thinking (cognition), or swallowing abilities Brian Center Southpoint’s Speech Pathologists will provide the therapy you need while selecting the best... more

April 4, 2016

Happy OT Month - “Living Life to its Fullest” The time spent in a skilled nursing facility can be activity-filled and engaging. Through occupational therapy, residents can develop function as well as an increased sense... more

September 9, 2015

Physical therapy is an essential component of healthy post-surgery rehabilitation. It involves injury treatment, healing, and prevention. Patients recovering from orthopedic surgeries can use physical therapy to improve... more

September 9, 2015

It is important to maintain your independence as much as possible when you get older so that you can make the most of your senior years. But that independence is often reliant on your ability to stay safe and secure in... more

July 9, 2015

Pain is something that we all experience, and we all deal with pain in different ways. While pain management is a common dilemma for thousands of people every day, the good news is that there are many ways that pain can... more

June 25, 2015

If your doctor has referred you to complete physical therapy, you likely have a multitude of questions. Who are physical therapists, what is physical therapy, how will physical therapy help me? Read on for the answers... more

June 25, 2015

Although it is rarely talked about, speech therapy is something that many individuals seek out to help them with speech problems of any severity. Thousands of patients seek out speech therapy to combat many speech... more