Therapy should be fun!

This story is an excellent example of how therapy should be enjoyable!   The man featured in this story is recovering from two strokes.  The dance instructor had both hips replaced.  No matter what your problem is, find a way to continue

Stroke Awareness Event

For those of you local to Rancho Mirage, CA, come join us on May 17th from 10:30 to noon.  New Beginning Physical Therapy is one of the proud sponsors of this event to raise awareness of strokes, stroke prevention and resources available

Behaviors for Stroke Prevention

The following are things that you can control to lessen your chance of having a stroke. Control your blood pressure.  Maintain close communication with your doctor to determine if you need medication.  Lifestyle changes, such as exercise, weight loss, dietary changes can

Rehab after a brain injury or stroke

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to recover from a brain injury or severe stroke?  Many people don’t understand the intensity of the work that goes into a person’s recovery.  There are three types of therapy needed.  Physical therapy helps a

Protein markers predict timeline for disability from MS

Researchers at Mayo clinic have isolated protein markers in cerebrospinal fluid that can predict the progression of disability from MS. Multiple Sclerosis has several different forms and its effects can be mild to severe.  It can be very disabling , causing