Be Well Blog

Safe Sleep Tips for Infants

New parents are often bombarded with advice from family and friends suggesting how to care for their first baby. It may be overwhelming to sort through the advice, especially when it conflicts with information provided by nurses and physicians.

What’s Wrong with My Thumb?

There are eight muscles and four tendons that pull and move our thumbs in different directions, helping us with tasks throughout the day. These tendons are subject to many stresses and inflammation, collectively known as tendonitis.

Increasing Movement after Stage III Burns and Skin Grafts

Burns can occur from a variety of sources, including heat, electrical, chemical, friction and radiation and are classified as first, second or third degree. Most first and second degree burns can be managed easily. Third degree burns, however, are more severe and often require skin grafts.

Botox® Offers Migraine and Headache Sufferers Lasting Relief

Those who suffer with migraines and severe headaches will tell you that the pain is disabling. When a migraine strikes, there is often no option but to lie down in a dark room with your eyes shut and wait for it to pass. Sometimes, hospitalization will be required to break migraines.

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.


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