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5 More Steps to Take to Decrease Your Risk of Falling

Falls are a major threat to the health and independence of older adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 36 million older adults fall each year, with falls often leading to serious injuries and death.

5 More Steps to Take to Decrease Your Risk of Falling

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Beyond Fun & Games: Pediatric Therapists Share Their Opinions on the Importance of Play

It's not just play — as our pediatric therapists explain, your child is actually undergoing important developmental changes when enjoying fun and games.

Beyond Fun & Games: Pediatric Therapists Share Their Opinions on the Importance of Play

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Tendinopathy: Preventing & Treating Overuse Injuries during the Pandemic

​​​​​​​The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown everyone’s daily routines for a loop, and as a result, we’ve seen a noticeable increase in injuries related to these changes in routine, namely overuse injuries.

Tendinopathy: Preventing & Treating Overuse Injuries during the Pandemic

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Getting Back to Outdoor Exercise

Springtime in New England is a great time to get back into nature. It’s especially exciting this year, as the Centers for Disease Control and...

Getting Back to Outdoor Exercise

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Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Much: Understanding Sensory Sensitivities

Imagine for a moment that you’re sitting in a café with a friend, grabbing a late lunch after a day at the beach. You’re trying to relax and enjoy the...

Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Much: Understanding Sensory Sensitivities

A man holds his lower back and grimaces while sitting at his dining room table for a day of remote working

Four Mistakes You’re Making While Working from Home

If you’re one of the millions of workers currently doing your job remotely, there’s a good chance you didn’t have ergonomics on your mind when you initially set up your workstation. After all, many people were forced to work from the couch, the kitchen table, or a spare bedroom when remote work began.

Four Mistakes You’re Making While Working from Home

A happy baby boy does tummy time on a blanket outside in a green scene

Torticollis: Five Simple Steps to Improve Your Baby’s Movement and Development

Torticollis is a common muscular condition caused by the tightening of one of the muscles on the side of the neck. It is often the result of crowding in the womb. When identified early, it can be easily treated and resolved with no long-term effects.

Torticollis: Five Simple Steps to Improve Your Baby’s Movement and Development

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Get to Know South Shore Hospital’s Therapeutic Pools

The best-kept secret on the South Shore may be the two therapeutic pools at South Shore Hospital. Learn how water-based therapy helps patients of all ages manage a variety of health needs.

Get to Know South Shore Hospital’s Therapeutic Pools

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How to Get the Right Personal Trainer

If you're looking to improve your physical fitness, it may be worth it to tap into the expertise of a personal trainer. Find out how to choose a professional that will help you meet your fitness goals.

How to Get the Right Personal Trainer