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NATIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPY MONTH OCTOBER 2016

National Physical Therapy Month is a commemoration held each October by the American Physical Therapy Association designed to recognize the impact that physical therapists and physical therapist assistants make in restoring and improving motion in people’s lives.    The increased use of prescription opioids for pain management has created a national health crisis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges prescribers… read more


20 October is World Osteoporosis Day

Love Your Bones | Protect Your Future What is World Osteoporosis Day? World Osteoporosis Day (WOD), marked on October 20 each year, is a nine month long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. It aims to put bone, muscle and joint health on… read more


BLINDNESS AWARENESS MONTH

October is Blindness Awareness Month Blindness Awareness Month was established to bring awareness and an educational element to  better understand the challenges blind and visually impaired people face each and every day.  The goal is to improve the lives of children and adults who are blind or visually impaired and understand the realities of living… read more


BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States (other than skin cancer). But millions of women are surviving the disease thanks in part to early detection and improvements in treatment. What is Breast cancer?  Breast cancer is a type of cancer that originates from… read more


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