Staying Positive is One Secret to Healthy Aging

Staying happy and positive in life can help you remain active and healthy as you grow older.  Mind over matter” may seem a bit cliché when it comes to health and science, but a positive attitude plays an undeniable role in reaching and maintaining optimal health –...

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, maintaining...

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...