if you are pregnant, or a new mom, and you find yourself avoiding activities due to pain, leaking of urine or stool, or difficulty returning to your regular activities, it’s time to talk to your doctor about your symptoms. Pelvic floor physical therapy may be the key to get you back to what you love to do!
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The health benefits of exercise are no secret. Getting enough exercise helps maintain a healthy weight, can help prevent cardiovascular disease and improves sleep habits. But many people may not realize that appropriate exercise can help slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic, progressive neurologic disease that affects movement.
Ester Barker, PT/DPT, a staff physical therapist for JeffFIT (Outpatient Rehabilitation & Physical Therapy) at the Stephen Klein Wellness Center, shares running injury prevention tips.
Dr. Mijail D. Serruya, M.D., Ph.D. Co-medical Director at the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center (JCCC) explains the risks of sustaining multiple concussions, and gives some guidelines for patients to move forward after their diagnosis.