At-Home Learning: Don’t Overlook Physical Activity

As the school year gains momentum during the COVID crisis and more kids and families adjust to various levels of at-home learning, parents and instructors should not overlook what should be a standard facet of all children’s curriculum: physical activity.  Kids need to be given time to move around, exercise and play, even as they adjust to a new structure and […]

Debunking Common Fall Prevention Myths

Every September during National Falls Prevention Week (Sept. 21-25, 2020), physical therapists join other medical professions across the country in reminding Americans that falls are not just common among older Americans. They’re often debilitating, costly and even deadly.  They’re also largely preventable, says Philadelphia physical therapist Chris McKenzie.  “Falls present a real public health problem among older adults, but […]