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Advances in technology are all around us. The evolution of telecommunications, computers, and medicine continues at an exponential pace. Medical technological advances in the past 20 years have brought radical change to surgery and postoperative care and have saved and prolonged lives. However, what about physical therapy? How does a profession rooted in the basic human connection of communication and personal contact benefit from the frenetic pace of technological change? Should it? Can it?
WESTBOROUGH _ June is National Men’s Health Month and South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) is doing its part to keep men healthy by offering free movement screens throughout the month of June.
WESTBOROUGH_ After a harsh winter in Central Massachusetts, spring has been warmly welcomed by golfers eager to get out on the green. For those looking to improve their swing, a Fit for Golf™ assessment by South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) may drive the solution.
WESTBOROUGH _ Forty-five Westborough seniors benefited from a wellness program on May 19th when Eric Cardin, Executive Director of South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) demonstrated how to stretch their way to pain-free movement this summer. The program was held during a luncheon event at the Westborough Senior Center.
WESTBOROUGH _ May is National Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention month, which brings heightened attention to osteoporosis each year. The National Osteoporosis Foundation reports that, by the year 2025 osteoporosis will be responsible for three million fractures, costing upwards of $25.3 billion in health care expenses.
WESTBOROUGH _ Mother’s Day marks the beginning of National Women’s Health Week. This initiative, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will celebrate its 16th annual campaign in May 2015 to raise awareness regarding issues affecting women’s health. Locally, South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) is doing its part to recognize women’s health issues year round.
WESTBOROUGH _ On Sunday, May 3rd, 2015, members of the South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) team will be a welcome sight for thirsty runners at the 13th Annual Westborough Spring Festival 5K Road Race, presented by the Rotary Club of Westborough. SCPT will donate bottles of water to hydrate hundreds of runners as they chase the challenging course through the rolling hills of Westborough’s town roads.
WESTBOROUGH _ South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) was “open for business” at the recent Corridor Nine Business EXPO, held on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Westborough. With two locations within the town of Westborough (and four additional Central Massachusetts locations nearby), SCPT’s team of skilled therapists and experts felt right at home, surrounded by a crowd representing more than 1,300 business colleagues, friends, and fellow Corridor Nine Chamber members.
Physical therapy for cancer survivors. South County Physical Therapy Inc. offers specialized physical therapy for oncology rehabilitation and lymphedema (localized fluid retention and swelling often caused by radiation therapy, tumors, or surgery). The therapy is designed to help cancer survivors increase their standard of living.