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Rehabbing a Hip Fracture 91-Year-Old Dolores’ Story

2022-08-31T03:07:47+00:00August 31st, 2022|Injuries, Orthopedics, Seniors|

Yes You Can at 91 An inspiring story of Dolores, 91 years old, and her rehab journey from a hip fracture and surgery. Told by the doctors that most people with her injury and at her age will be wheelchair bound or at best, having to use a walker for the rest of her life, Dolores [...]

When It’s Cold Arthritis Sufferers Need to Keep Moving

2021-12-27T19:11:38+00:00December 13th, 2021|Exercises, Healthy Living, Orthopedics, Seniors, Soft Tissue|

With winter around the corner and the cold weather already starting, many with joint pain and stiffness from arthritis dread this time of year. If you fall into this category, you are not alone. But why does this happen? The science equating colder weather affecting joint pain is inconclusive. Some studies find no correlation, yet [...]

Join Us Sept 21 for National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

2021-03-17T15:04:26+00:00September 1st, 2017|Elderly Fall Prevention, Events, Healthy Living, Seniors|

We've Teamed Up with Road Runner Sports for FREE Balance Testing and Shoe Fitting. If you have Questions, We'll Have the Answers!  Thursday, Sept 21 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Road Runner Sports Costa Mesa 1835 Newport Blvd (19th and Harbor) Progressive Physical Therapy has teamed up with Road Runner Sports to [...]

Falls in Elderly Can Lead to Post-Surgical Complications

2017-07-21T16:38:39+00:00October 16th, 2013|Elderly Fall Prevention, Research, Seniors|

A fall six months prior to surgery can lead to complications  We often hear about elderly people falling and the dangerous consequences that can result. Now, researches have demonstrated that a fall six-months prior to a surgery can lead to post-op complications. According to Michael McKindley, DPT, in the Costa Mesa office of Progressive Physical [...]