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RELIEF AFTER DISASTER: Recovering from Tornado Storms
INSIDE: • Relief After Disaster: Recovering from Tornado Storms • Turn to PT , not to opioids • 4 Simple Ways To Make Hydration A Habit
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Relief After Disaster: Recovering from Tornado Storms
As we all know, our city of Dayton, Ohio was hit by a tornado a couple weeks ago. We are lucky enough to say that no one in our clinic was hurt; however, the surrounding areas were sadly devastated. Natural disasters such as this are undoubtedly frightening and chaotic. At Quantum Physical Therapy, we want you to know we’re here for you. If or a loved one was injured by this disaster, don’t hesitate to contact us today for relief. We’ll design the best treatment plan for your needs so you can recover quickly and get back to living your life. How can physical therapy help with recovery efforts? Recovery efforts are still underway to try and salvage damaged buildings and the belongings within. We’d like to highlight some of the
community organizations and charities helping restore damaged areas. If you are in need of recovery assistance, feel free to contact these organizations for help. They include, but are not limited to: Dayton Vineyard Church.
Physical therapy is a non-invasive, natural, safe, and effective treatment method for relieving any pain you may be experiencing. Our advanced methods and modalities work to relieve pain, promote healing, and prevent further injury to the affected area(s). Unfortunately, we have seen a dip in patient visits since the tornado happened, during a time when physical therapy is needed the most. It is integral to visit us for pain relief/injury recovery before the condition progresses and becomes severe. By coming in now, we’ll be able to help you recover faster and return to your normal life. For more information on recovering from this tornado and relieving any pain you may have sustained during it, contact Quantum Physical Therapy today.
ODOT. FEMA. Dayton police. Red Cross. Salvation Army.
Foodbank of Dayton. Dayton Foundation.
Thousands of people were affected by this disaster. Inevitably, there were some injuries during this devastating time, ranging frommild to severe, and we want to make sure everyone who sustained an injury during the tornado is properly treated.
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Turn to PT , not to opioids Physical therapy is an effective way to get you back to your optimal levels of function and comfort. In many cases, it can even eliminate the need for harmful pain management drugs or surgical correction. function. Physical therapists work hard to get to the root of your problem, in order to correct it. Unlike opioids, physical therapy helps to enhance the healing of your body - providing long-term relief, as opposed to short-term.
been linked to anxiety, depression, and overall feelings of isolation. Physical therapy can help combat these feelings by helping you get up and move, releasing the feel-good chemicals calledendorphins throughoutyourbody.Physical therapy also comes with a support system, as your physical therapist will be there with you for every step along your journey toward relief and recovery. This sense of community can help address the mental toll pain takes on a person, in a way that opioids cannot. For more support in finding natural pain relief, give us a call today at 816-607-7180.
Our beloved Dayton, Ohio has been plagued by the opioid crisis in recent years. They’re easy to take – many people believe that by simply taking a pill, their pain will go away. This may work in the short-term, but the pain will still persist in the long term. Taking opioids for a prolonged period of time can cause addictive tendencies and severe health risks. With physical therapy, you will not only find ways to relieve your pain, but also ways to improve your overall
While opioids work to mask the pain, they do not treat the cause of it. Physical therapists are movementexperts, trained tohelpyoumoveyour body in ways that will decrease pain and increase function. The advanced procedures we employ help our trained physical therapists determine the source of your pain and treat it accordingly. Physical therapy has a multitude of benefits for both physical and mental health. Pain, especially when experienced as a result of a disaster, has
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4 SIMPLE WAYS TO MAKE HYDRATION A HABIT Manypeoplearesobusy that theybarelyhave time to eat, let alone pause for a water break, and you mayfind thatyouoftengohoursandhourswithout quenching your thirst. But staying hydrated has real advantages, including helping you maintain your energy and focus. It’s important to give your drinkinghabits theattention theydeserve.Hereare some simple ways to stay hydrated this summer. mindlessly sip from it throughout the day, without having to make a conscious effort. 2. When you’re feeling frazzled, grab a glass of coldwater. Studiesshow thatpeople instantly feel more alert after drinking H2O. 4. Eat a diet rich in whole foods. By eating foods like vegetables, fruits, and yogurt, you’ll automatically up your fluid intake.
If you’re an elderly adult, it’s especially important to pay attention to hydration. Aging impairs the body’s natural thirst mechanisms, which makes it easier to become dehydrated. These tips should make hydration a habit in your life. Remember to alwayskeepawaterbottleasaphysical reminder to drink even if you’re not thirsty.
3. Sip on a mug of herbal tea every evening. If you make this a habit, you’ll add an extra cup of fluid to your body every single day.
1. Always carry a water bottle. If you have a bottle within arm’s reach, it’s very likely that you’ll
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CHOCOLATE, PEANUT BUTTER, & BANANA SHAKE
INGREDIENTS • 12 oz water, milk, or yogurt • 2 scoops chocolate flavored protein powder • 1 banana • 1 cup of spinach • 2 tbsp of natural peanut butter • 1 tbsp cacao nibs or dark cocoa powder DIRECTIONS Blend all ingredients together until smooth.
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NOTICE: In light of recent events, let it be known that Quantum Physical Therapy, Inc. is still accepting Medicare and Medicaid patients.
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