Monthly Archives: September 2013

Rehabilitation Awareness Week 2013

CertificateOfRecognitionThe third week in September marks National Rehabilitation Awareness Week. First celebrated in 1976, this week is a time to recognize the important role of physical rehabilitation in helping people overcome the effects of illness, injury and/or disability and look toward the future with hope and confidence. Continue reading

Free Fitness Classes Offered During Active Aging Week

ActiveAgingWeekActive Aging Week is September 22-28, 2013! Sheltering Arms is joining more than 3,000 organizations across the country in offering events in support of this nationally-recognized week. Continue reading

Benefits of Physical Therapy in Treatment of Low Back Pain

therapy-newsIf your back is aching, unfortunately, you’re in good company. Nearly everyone experiences back pain at some point. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, low back pain is “the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work.” Continue reading