Integrative Therapy and Wellness shares Kim’s Passion

Good Morning Dear Readers, So many people are asking about my training and background I wanted to give an update: …The Woman Behind The Hands. Kim’s relationship oriented physical therapy practice extends from 30 years of experience at Barrow Neurological Institute and a variety of home, school, and community based ..Continue Reading

Neurological Treatment and Therapy

Good Morning Readers, As a Physical Therapist, so many questions come to me regarding Neurological Treatment and how Physical Therapy can help our patients:  Here are some answers:   Physical therapy is extremely important for patients who have had or who currently have neurological diseases or injuries.  Injuries to the ..Continue Reading

How Physical Therapy Can Help The Assisted Living Client

Good Morning Readers, So many families and family members ask me this?  How can PT help Mom or Dad now that they have moved to Assisted Living?  Doesn’t the Assisted Living Facility take care of everything? An assisted living community is designed for those individuals who can still function, but ..Continue Reading

Choosing Your Physical Therapist, How do You Find One?

Good Morning Readers, Today I am answering your questions about finding a Physical Therapist and what to look for.  This is your treatment and your recovery! Choosing Your Physical Therapist You are the most important member of your own health care team, and you are entitled to choose the most ..Continue Reading

What to do After a Fall was obtained from the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes on Health.

Good Morning Readers, So many patients getting Physical Therapy are getting help after a fall.  I want to share this article from The National Institute on Aging: What To Do After A Fall When a caregiver (family member) witnesses a fall, proper and timely response is critical.  In fact, taking ..Continue Reading

Integrative Therapy and Wellness Educates about Gait and Balance Disorders

Good Morning Readers, As a Physical Therapist working in the Phoenix, Arizona area, I see so many clients that have Gait and Balance Disorders.  Here is some information and some ways to help. Gait and balance disorders are common in older adults and are a major cause of falls in ..Continue Reading

How I Encourage My Patients to Make a Healthy Lifestyle Change by Integrative Therapy and Wellness, LLC

Good Morning Readers, Changing your lifestyle, not easy right?  But it can be done.  By utilizing Physical Therapy you too can maintain a Healthy Lifestyle so you can Engage in Life and Engage in Wellness.  Read on…… I have recently discussed Pain Management, Adaptive Equipment, Fall Risks, Nutrition and a ..Continue Reading

Integrative Therapy and Wellness Discusses about Adaptive Equipment

Good Morning Readers, As we continue discussing many aspects of Physical Therapy on this site, a question comes up frequently, adaptive equipment, what is it and how does it help?  To Engage in Life and Engage in Wellness, sometimes our clients need a bit of assistance. After you receive your therapy ..Continue Reading

Integrative Therapy and Wellness Talks About Your Physical Therapy Evaluation, What to Expect…

Good Morning, Have you ever had Physical Therapy?  Why would you need it?  What happens during the initial evaluation?  Here are your answers! What should I expect during my physical therapy treatments? Your first visit will include the initial evaluation and then a treatment. You will be instructed on therapeutic ..Continue Reading

The Importance of Physical Therapy for Our Senior Population

Good Morning Readers and Thank you for Reading, How does Physical Therapy help our Seniors manage, regain movement and keep strong?  Here are the answers.   Physical therapy can help seniors retain their independence, whether they are managing a long-term illness or just want to improve their general health and ..Continue Reading