UPDATED NEWS and RESOURCES
Welcome to the resource corner. Our philosophy is to share information and hopefully prevent injuries via education. Please feel free to download any or all of the files presented and be sure to check back frequently for updates. As we develop hand-outs and resources, we will post them.
News & Notes
Ohana physical therapists get certified in the evidence based LSVT-BIG program for Parkinson's Disease
The Ohana staff was certified in the LSVT-BIG Parkinson’s Disease program. We now have 6 PTs that are certified LSVT-BIG practitioners.
An exciting new technology is now available at our Honolulu clinic through Magneceutical Health Hawaii. It is the only device of its kind in Hawaii. There is over 25 years of research behind this technology.
A couple of hip injuries that are common in older adults as well as look at what you can do to "maintain a health hip" and to stay out of trouble.
Hand out from "Advanced Approaches for Improved Mobility in Parkinson's Disease
Hand out on "Staying Mobile & Active Post Stroke
Hand out on common problems with the knee and treatments available to help restore the knee to health.
Editorial by Kevin Lockette PT
General Fitness Articles
How to set up an aerobic exercise program
An article to help you understand the benefits of flexibility training and how to integrate it into your workout or begin one.
Bullet point summary of benefits of flexibility training
This article gives you the information that you need to know to safely implement a resistive/strength training program.
Can older adults gain anything from weight training?
Repealing the Medicare Therapy Cap
Chapter on exercising with spastic muscles
Learn the possiblities available to treat spasticity
You CAN get relief!
Exercises and tips to take home with you.
The importance of good posture
What you need to know about your back
Things you should know about your hip
Keep your knee feeling great
Find out how therapy after a total knee replacement can benefit recovery.
Tips on avoiding neck problems
Tips to avoid shoulder injury
What to do after shoulder replacement surgery
Ever wanted to know? Find out here.
What's involved and how it could help
Seniors: Articles for Seniors
Prevent falls and increase balance
Is your home safe for you?
Gives an overview of manual wheelchair options by Medicare Code Classification.
Article with tips on safe and effective exercises from a wheelchair