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How Physical Therapy Helps With Healthy Aging

How Physical Therapy Helps With Healthy Aging

According to the World Health Organization healthy aging is the “process of developing and maintaining the functional ability that enables wellbeing in older age.” Adopting healthy behaviors can lead to a higher quality of life as you get older. Not only do habits like getting enough sleep, eating healthfully, and staying away from smoking help promote healthy aging. Physical Therapy can also lead to positive physical and mental health results.

Physical Therapy reduces pain, improves mobility, and helps achieve better body function. When you are in less pain you are able to be more active and feel good, leading to a higher quality of life. Being regular with Physical Therapy and at home exercises can also help improve balance. This helps make aging easier and safer.

One of the best things about Physical Therapy is it is individually tailored to each patient. This allows your journey to be focused around the pain you feel which can help get rid of it more quickly and easily. Then you can focus on what you love without worrying about feeling pain.

Physical Therapy leads to the maintenance and development of your physical abilities and mobility. This can make aging much easier and healthier. A long term solution to chronic pain, Physical Therapy is a safe way to help your body age healthfully.

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