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Could You Have a Pelvic Health Disorder? Take the Pelvic Health Assessment

In the United States, 25 million people have Urinary Incontinence and an estimated 33 million adults are affected by Overactive Bladder. Pelvic Floor disorders are common in men and women, but many times a person is reluctant to seek medical attention due to embarrassment, the feeling that nothing can be done, or the belief that it is a normal part of life and aging. On average, women wait 6.5 years and men wait 4.2 years to discuss their bladder control problems with a health professional.

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Atrial Fibrillation–What Is It and How Do You Treat It?

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac rhythm disturbance of the heart and affects nearly 1% of the general population. Its prevalence increases with age, and occurs in up to 5% of those over 80 years of age. Cardiac disorders such as hypertension, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and valvular heart disease can predispose patients to atrial fibrillation.

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You Don’t Have to Live with Dizziness

Have you been experiencing periods of dizziness caused by quick head movements or by changes in position like getting out of or rolling over in bed or reaching for an object on a high shelf? Do you feel unsteady or stagger while walking, especially in poorly lit areas? Have you noticed difficulty scrolling through your phone or focusing on a computer screen?

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Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic Therapy is defined by American Transportation Research Institute as, “The use of water and specifically designed activity by qualified personnel to aid in the restoration, extension, maintenance and quality of function for persons with acute or chronic disabilities, syndrome, or diseases”. In simple terms, aquatic therapy is rehabilitation or therapy in the pool along side therapy on land. The therapist uses water along with special equipment that aids in exercises designed to benefit the patient.

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The Benefits of Independent Living

Independent Living is usually offered as a monthly rental apartment that could have one or two bedrooms, a separate living room and a fully functional kitchen. It is designed for people who do not require skilled nursing care, who are ambulatory and who can be completely independent, hence the name. Many Independent Living residents continue to drive and there is free parking for them.

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