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Therapeutic Art Benefits MS Patients

We encourage patients with chronic or debilitating conditions, like Multiple Sclerosis (MS), to participate in activities they enjoy. While MS impacts every patient differently, the ability to find meaning and enjoyment in life helps to heal both mind and body.

iPad® Apps to Support Reading and Writing

Reading and writing can be a struggle for children in school for a variety of reasons. While educators and therapists evaluate children to determine the best methods and strategies to support them, schools are increasingly using technology in their curriculum to promote learning.

Common Medical Imaging for Diagnosis and Treatment

Medical imaging can provide significant information about the human body and has many useful medical applications, including diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury.

Therapy Options Following an Inpatient Stay

Inpatient rehabilitation offers round the clock care and consistent therapy while you are recovering from an amputation, motor vehicle accident,

The Smallest Victims of Today’s Opioid Crisis

Every day, there is news about the opioid addiction crisis sweeping our nation. The problem has infiltrated just about every demographic – from pop stars and soccer moms to teenagers.

Get in the Swing with Good Shepherd’s New Golf Screening Program

Listen up, golfers. What if someone could watch you move and identify physical limitations that keep you from playing your best golf? And what if they could suggest specific exercises to help you overcome those limitations and prevent potential injuries that keep you off the greens?

Thanks to Good Shepherd Physical Therapy, all of that is possible.

Get S.M.A.R.T for Parkinson’s

We all know that exercise is good for us, but did you know it is especially important for those who suffer from Parkinson’s disease? The disease, which is marked by symptoms like rigidity, instability, shuffling gait and slow movements, impacts approximately 1 million people in the U.S. alone.

What is Apraxia of Speech (AOS)?

Apraxia of speech is a motor speech disorder in which the messages from the brain to the mouth are disrupted, and the person cannot move his or her lips or tongue to the right place to produce sounds correctly.

What causes AOS?

Adaptive Eating Equipment for Enjoyable Meal Times

For children with disabilities or physical challenges, meal time can be a lot of work. Fortunately, adaptive eating equipment can improve function, participation and independence so that meal time can be a better experience for the whole family.

Adaptive eating equipment includes cups that are easier to pick up, plates and bowls that don’t easily move and help children capture food and utensils that are easier to grasp.

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