5 Exercises for Improving Balance, Preventing Falls

Hillcrest Physical Therapy > Hillcrest Physical Therapy Blog > Balance Exercises 5 Exercises for Improving Balance and Preventing Falls   When we’re young, falls are treated as teaching opportunities. “Get back on your feet, brush yourself off and keep...

Exercise Balance to Prevent Falls

Hillcrest Physical Therapy > Hillcrest Physical Therapy Blog > Balance Exercise Balance to Prevent Falls                Just as a reduction in resistance training can make us weaker and fewer miles on the treadmill can reduce our cardiovascular fitness levels,...

Improve post-surgery rehab with “prehab”

Hillcrest Physical Therapy > Hillcrest Physical Therapy Blog > Prehab Improve post-surgery rehab with “prehab”With about a million knee and hip replacements performed each year in the U.S., physical therapist Paul Gardner says that it’s more...

Volunteering can counter the effects of aging

Hillcrest Physical Therapy > Hillcrest Physical Therapy Blog > Volunteering Volunteering can counter the effects of aging Bellevue physical therapist Paul Gardner, PT, GCS, recently treated a 90-year-old patient who came to him because movement limitations were...