DIRECT ACCESS

Access to see a physical therapist in Connecticut is easy and effective without having to see a physician first. Since 2009, directly accessing your physical therapist has been available to our communities with great appreciation expressed by patient and primary care physicians alike. If you have difficulty walking, climbing stairs, navigating outdoor hills or uneven…

MASSAGE THERAPY BENEFITS

Research was performed on 53 healthy adults. Volunteers who received a 45-minute Swedish massage experienced significant decreases in the stress hormone cortisol in both blood and saliva; there also was a decrease in arginine vasopressin, a hormone that is a precursor to cortisol. To schedule your massage therapy appointment, call the Killingly office of ECRC-PT…

EXERCISES IMPROVE FUNCTION

Researchers at the Queen’s University, Kingsland, Ontario, Canada, and Columbia University, New York, conducted a randomized clinical trial involving 136 sedentary older adults who were abdominally obese, meaning they had a waist circumference of at least 40″ for men or 35″ for women. For 6 months, participants were randomly assigned to one of 4 groups:…

ARE YOU DIZZY? MAYBE WE CAN HELP!

As we get older we can add one more health issue to our list. Vertigo is a sudden sensation that you are unsteady or that your surroundings are moving. Health & Fitness: Vertigo is mysterious case for seniors ——————————————————————————– By DIANA ROSSETTI GateHouse News Service Posted Sep 30, 2008 @ 12:00 AM Printed in the…