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Physical & Occupational Therapy

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8 Ways to Reduce Scar Formation & Increase Mobility

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy

Physical and Occupational Therapists are trained to help patients recover from post-surgical scarring which can last up to a year after surgery. Manual massage and other exercises may be just what you need to regain range of motion and reduce discomfort at your surgical site. Ask your primary care physician or orthopaedic surgeon if a referral to PT/OT is right for you.

Topics and Subtopics: Foot & Ankle Problems , General Health , Injury & Pain Management , Joints & Tissue , Physical & Occupational Therapy & Skin Health

Sitting Pretty: Your Guide to Healthy Posture

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy

With a few simple modifications, you can truly multitask at work. Read on for tips to increase strength, endurance and flexibility while working at your computer.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise , General Health , Joints & Tissue , Physical & Occupational Therapy & Spine & Back Problems

5 Activities to Improve Your Child's Balance

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy

Learn how to improve your child's balance.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Physical & Occupational Therapy

The Perils of Bulb Planting – How to Avoid Injury

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy

While you love the look of spring flowers, you may not enjoy the process of planting them in the fall or the effect it has on your body after a long day of gardening. Learn how to avoid injury!

Topics and Subtopics: Injury & Pain Management & Physical & Occupational Therapy

Heavy Lifting: A Mom’s Guide To Avoiding Injury

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy

When you become a parent, nobody tells you how hard it is on your body, especially your wrists, elbows, back and neck. Practice these safe lifting techniques to avoid injury.

Topics and Subtopics: Infant Care , Physical & Occupational Therapy & Women's Health

Gardening: Ergonomics & Your Body

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy

Do you know how to properly garden without causing excessive stress on your body? By learning a bit about the ergonomics involved in gardening you can save yourself pain and strain so you can work smarter, not harder!

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Physical & Occupational Therapy

Gardening: Weeding Out the Aches and Pains

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy

Many gardeners plunge into their projects with great enthusiasm but unconditioned bodies. This doesn't need to happen! Follow these tips for injury free gardening.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Physical & Occupational Therapy

Breast Services Offered at DMG

By DuPage Medical Group

As part of our overall dedication to women's health, DuPage Medical Group (DMG) works to treat and raise awareness of breast cancer with patients year round. DMG remains a leader in providing breast health technology to patients in the region.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer , Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery , Diagnostic Testing , Physical & Occupational Therapy & Women's Health

Treatment Options for Urinary Incontinence

By DuPage Medical Group

Treatments you receive from DuPage Medical Group Urology or Physical Therapy may include pelvic floor muscle strengthening exercises (kegels), biofeedback, pelvic floor muscle stimulation, behavioral and lifestyle changes, bladder retraining, medication, special devices (pessaries) or surgery.

Topics and Subtopics: Bladder Health , Physical & Occupational Therapy & Women's Health

Solutions for Stress Incontinence

By DuPage Medical Group Urology

Do you have problems with incontinence? Learn about sling procedures that help control stress incontinence, (urine leakage) that can happen when you laugh, cough, sneeze, lift things or exercise.

Topics and Subtopics: Physical & Occupational Therapy & Women's Health

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