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Doctor using Physical Therapy to treat Psoriatic Arthritis

Using Physical Therapy to Treat Psoriatic Arthritis

By : on : August 12, 2019 comments : (Comments Off on Using Physical Therapy to Treat Psoriatic Arthritis)

Psoriatic arthritis is a condition that can make everyday activities more frustrating and challenging due to joint and skeletal pain and stiffness. Symptoms This chronic and progressive inflammatory joint disease is often associated with psoriasis, a skin condition that causes inflammation, flaking and abnormally colored patches. Psoriatic arthritis – occurring in up to 40% of […]

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ProHealth Pitching In to Provide Children with Beds

By : on : August 1, 2019 comments : (Comments Off on ProHealth Pitching In to Provide Children with Beds)

Every child deserves a good night’s sleep – one that starts with a good bed. ProHealth Partners is working alongside the Sleep in Heavenly Peace organization to host a bedding drive throughout the month of August. Donations may be brought to ProHealth Partners, 12611 Eckel Junction Road, Perrysburg. Every night, children in Northwest Ohio and […]

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Receive Diagnostics, Radiology Services at Home

By : on : July 16, 2019 comments : (Comments Off on Receive Diagnostics, Radiology Services at Home)

  For an increasing number of individuals, getting to the hospital or doctor’s office is difficult, if not impossible. A 2015 study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that approximately two million people on Medicare were homebound. Another one million people are considered home-limited, meaning they get out occasionally but need assistance to do so. […]

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How In-Home Healthcare Helps Maintain Seniors’ Independence

By : on : July 2, 2019 comments : (Comments Off on How In-Home Healthcare Helps Maintain Seniors’ Independence)

It’s only natural that we want to maintain our independence as long as possible. The U.S. Census Bureau expects the number of people aged 65 and older to more than double to nearly 90 million within the next 30 years. This increase will call for a boost in the number of facilities and services specializing […]

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How In-Home Therapy Can Help Alzheimer’s Patients

By : on : June 11, 2019 comments : (Comments Off on How In-Home Therapy Can Help Alzheimer’s Patients)

Alzheimer’s disease attacks the mind, progressively making cognitive and physical tasks more difficult. Although there is no cure for the neurological disease, studies have shown that physical, occupational and speech therapies can help those living with Alzheimer’s live their best possible life. ProHealth’s board-certified therapists in all three disciplines have experience in working to improve […]

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Stand Up for Senior Health During National Safety Month

By : on : June 11, 2019 comments : (Comments Off on Stand Up for Senior Health During National Safety Month)

Being able to stay in our home as we age is a blessing – one that we shouldn’t take for granted from a safety standpoint. June is National Safety Month, a perfect time to evaluate the condition of your loved one’s home. Falls are an increasing problem as we age – more than a quarter […]

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man suffering from arthritis in elbow

How Physical Therapy Can Improve Life with Arthritis

By : on : May 20, 2019 comments : (Comments Off on How Physical Therapy Can Improve Life with Arthritis)

With more than 100 types – each having unique causes and symptoms – arthritis is a complex, chronic condition for which there is no single treatment. Risk factors including age, gender (most types are more common in women) and family history can increase your odds of getting arthritis. Common types of arthritis include:

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Seniors participating in physical fitness month

Actively Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

By : on : May 13, 2019 comments : (Comments Off on Actively Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month)

If there was ever a month designated to improving Americans’ quality of life, it’s got to be May. The fifth month of the year is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, a perfect time to examine the level of physical activity in each of our lives and make a plan to become more physically fit.

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Provider Profile: Kelly Ann Shank, APRN, CNP

By : on : May 8, 2019 comments : (Comments Off on Provider Profile: Kelly Ann Shank, APRN, CNP)

Kelly Ann Shank’s professional passions include geriatric, palliative and hospice care. As an Adult Nurse Practitioner at ProHealth Partners, she provides home-based primary care services for seniors in the Toledo area. She also works as a Nurse Practitioner at Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice But she doesn’t stop there.

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How Therapists can Help Parkinson’s Patients

By : on : April 17, 2019 comments : (Comments Off on How Therapists can Help Parkinson’s Patients)

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative brain disorder that can cause shaking, difficulty walking, and problems with balance and coordination. ProHealth Partners has physical, occupational and speech therapists on staff that can benefit Parkinson’s patients in a variety of ways.

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