Join us Tuesday, March 19th at our Maricopa location for our Free Fall Risk Assessment. We utilize the newest technology in assessing balance with VirtuSense Technology. Did you know? Falls are the number one cause of: Injury and hospital visits due to trauma Death from an injury among people age 65 and older. It is … Read more Free Fall Risk Screening
As we begin our holiday season it is time for us to reflect and be thankful. Each year we treat hundreds of patients that have back pain. For the rest of 2018 we are offering Free Back Fitness Assessments to all. This free service includes a 20 minute consultation that reviews what might be causing … Read more Giving Thanksgiving: Free Back Fitness Assessments
Welcome back! We appreciate the time it took you to follow this 4 part blog series. If you are joining for the first time, please take a second to read back through the first 3 parts: Fall Risk Series Part 1: Top 5 Fall Risk Factors Inside The Home Fall Risk Series Part 2: Top … Read more Fall Risk Series Part 4: A Simple Fall Risk Prevention Exercise Program
Welcome to Part 3 of our October Fall Risk Blog Series! If you haven’t gotten the chance yet, make sure to check out Parts 1 and Part 2 for reference. As always, if you have a concern for yourself or a loved one, please call us at your earliest convenience. We would love to help … Read more Fall Risk Series Part 3: Who is At Risk For A Fall?
Welcome back, everyone! This will be our second installment in our October Fall Risk series! Please read and enjoy the post, and if you have any concern for yourself or a loved one, please call and set up a free fall risk assessment at a Petersen Physical Therapy location near you. The topic of Part … Read more Fall Risk Series Part 2: Top 5 Fall Risk Factors Outside The Home
Did you know that October is National Physical Therapy Month? In honor of this time, Petersen Physical Therapy is offering free fall risk assessments for the entire month of October, in order to give back to the community. That’s it, no strings attached! If you are wondering whether you are at risk for falling, please call … Read more Fall Risk Series Part 1: Top 5 Fall Risk Factors Inside the Home
Our Top Ergonomics Work Chair Picks Ask any architect and they will say, “The building is only as good as the foundation it is built upon”. This principle applies to the human body. As a provider of ergonomics for over 20 years, we have worked with many different companies, and many evaluating many different jobs. The work … Read more Ergonomics 101: Choosing the Right Ergonomics Work Chair
Why is treating pain different for everyone? Pain is the common reason individuals seek medical care and I would suggest a primary reason people come to physical therapy. It is often an elusive phenomenon that can be disruptive to the quality of one’s life. *The International Association for the Study of Pain‘s widely used definition states: “Pain … Read more Treating Pain: Why it is different for everyone.