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WESTARM Home Health Provides Top-Notch Wound Care

Wound Care in the COVID-19 Pandemic The last year and a half have proven to be an extreme challenge for many, especially health care providers. There have been lockdowns, quarantine, medical office closures, staffing shortages, and the overall concern of an unknown virus. The fallout from the last year and a half will likely be …

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Therm-X: Next Generation of Hot/Cold Treatment For Athletes & Patients

For athletic trainers and sports therapists who want the latest technology for their athletes and patients, the use of cold and heat has a new high-tech option. WESTARM Physical Therapy, a trusted leader in physical therapy for nearly 40 years, has partnered with Zenith Technical Innovations to provide Therm-X, an all-in-one portable device that provides …

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Why Occupational Therapists Make Great Certified Hand Therapists

Hand Therapy typically addresses the biomechanical issues underlying upper-extremity conditions. However, Occupational Therapy practitioners differ from Hand Therapists by bringing an added dimension to this specialty practice. They use an occupation-based and patient-centered approach that identifies the participation needs of the patient—whatever he or she needs to be able to do in daily life that …

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Why Find a Physical Therapist for Parkinson’s?

WHY FIND A PHYSICAL THERAPIST FOR PARKINSON’S? Physical therapists can be helpful at all stages of Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Movement impairments in the initial stages of the disease are not always obvious. By not engaging a physical therapist with a neurological specialization as part of their medical team, people with Parkinson’s often miss the window …

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Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Therapy

What is BFR (Blood Flow Restriction) Therapy? Blood Flow Restriction is a technique which helps improve muscular growth, muscle repair, and aerobic capacity in combination with resistance and aerobic exercises. BFR allows the body to respond to low intensity exercise as if it were moderate-to-high intensity exercise. BFR is customized to each individual. Who can …

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