Tag Archives: Blood Pressure

Postural Hypotension: What It Is and How to Manage It

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Postural hypotension (or orthostatic hypotension) is when your blood pressure drops when you go from lying down to sitting up or from sitting to standing. When your blood pressure drops, less blood can go to your organs and muscles. This can make you likely to fall. Continue reading

Heart Healthy Physical Activity

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The heart is often used as a symbol of vitality for good reasons. The heart pushes blood and oxygen to every cell in the body to be used as fuel and carries waste away. Continue reading

A Healthy Start in 2017

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Eat 25 grams of protein each meal especially breakfast to prevent being hungry from carb cravings and crashes, help maintain and build muscle, and improve your immune system. Continue reading

PT News

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This Month in PT News. Featuring articles from PT and Me partnering clinics!

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1. Survival Tips for Cold and Flu Season
Written by the Therapy Team at Integrated Rehabilitation Group – Seattle, WA

You’ve probably had many cold and flu viruses of varying severity. But you may still be surprised by just how badly a cold or flu virus makes you feel. Read more

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2. Going in Reverse: When Your Back Impedes Driving
Written by the Therapy Team at the Jackson Clinics – Middleburg, VA

When backing up your car, do you find it difficult to turn around to see what’s behind? Loss of rotational ability in the back is one of the problems we develop as we age. Read more

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3. 4 Ways To Improve Your Quality of Life Today
Written by the Therapy Team at Momentum Physical Therapy – San Antonio, TX

How often do you get home tired from a long day, frustrated with work, traffic, or co-workers? Our blood pressure has increased, stress levels have caused emotional, behavioral, and physical changes in us that otherwise would not be part of our normal calm day. Read more

February is Heart Healthy Month, Make Blood Pressure Control Your Goal

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This American Heart Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Million Hearts® – a national effort to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes in the United States by 2017 – are encouraging Americans to know their blood pressure, and if it’s high, to make control their goal. Continue reading