In-home therapy clinician assisting elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease.

Using Therapy to Live Better with Alzheimer’s Disease

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Although Alzheimer’s disease and dementia can cripple the mind, there are a number of ways that occupational, speech and physical therapy can improve quality of life for patients. Pro-Health’s board-certified clinicians provide in-home therapy in all three disciplines to help individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia live their best life possible.

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Praising The Benefits of Physical Therapy

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October is National Physical Therapy Month, making it an opportune time to raise awareness about how physical therapy can lessen America’s dependence on opioids for the treatment of chronic pain.

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Medicare Changes Mean Lower Drug Costs

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Good news: Changes made this summer to physician-administered and Part B medications should result in lower costs for patients. In August, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it will provide Medicare Advantage (MA) plans the ability to apply step therapy for these drugs in a manner that both decreases costs and […]

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Treating Incontinence After Prostate Surgery

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Experiencing urinary incontinence after prostate surgery is a common occurrence, with nearly 70 percent of men having some loss of bladder control for up to two years after the procedure. Although the condition can be embarrassing, it’s possible to limit the side effect with physical therapy, which aims to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles. These […]

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Improve Your Quality of Life During Healthy Aging Month

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Now in its second decade, Healthy Aging Month is marked each September as a reminder that there is no time like the present to start living better and enjoying life at each stage. Much of what is celebrated during the month is the belief that aging doesn’t have to mean we lose our independence – […]

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Walk & Talk on Health & Wellness

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Join us on August 20th at 2:30 at Perrysburg Commons for a walk and talk about health and wellness with ProHealth Physician Assistant Sara Martino. There’s no need to register and the public is welcome to attend.

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Why Seniors Need Immunizations, Too

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When most people think of immunizations, they think of children. The truth is that senior citizens can also greatly benefit from getting vaccinated to help prevent the risk of illness from infectious diseases. Because their immune systems may not be as robust as younger adults, seniors can be especially susceptible to complications from diseases that […]

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Medical IDs: The Most Important Piece of Jewelry

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For those with certain major health conditions, the decision to wear a medical ID bracelet can save their life. First responders are trained to look for medical IDs when treating someone during an emergency. Usually found around the wrist or neck, the IDs can alert medical personnel to health conditions, medications taken, allergies or treatment […]

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Getting a Reluctant Patient on Board with In-Home Health Services

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Although the benefits of home health care are well established, your loved one may still resist the idea of having medical professionals provide services in their home. Reasons for resisting home health care services can vary widely. It could be that the patient doesn’t think their health care needs are that extensive, they’re afraid of […]

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Embracing Independence with Home Care

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In-home physician care, physical therapy and mobile diagnostics and radiology services allow people to get the professional medical attention they need in the comfortable environment they want – their own home. Utilizing home health care services actually provides independence to the patient and the caregiver, assuring both that the patient has another set of eyes looking […]

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