Blood Pressure and Foot Neuropathy: The Relationship

Blood Pressure and Foot Neuropathy: The Relationship

Who has Foot Neuropathy? A lot of people I’ve met actually have foot neuropathy but they’ve never been diagnosed by a doctor. Why do you think that is? It’s because doctors don’t usually look at your feet! Your doctor may check your blood pressure and your heart rate....
Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy: What Is the Difference?

Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy: What Is the Difference?

I believe it is important to make a distinction between occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT), as it seems that those two professions are sometimes lumped together. Both PT and OT are Rehab Services Physical therapy and occupational therapy are basically...
What Is A Vestibular Physical Therapist?

What Is A Vestibular Physical Therapist?

As a Vestibular Physical Therapist, I am a physical therapist that specializes in helping people with dizziness, vertigo, balance problems, and falls. A Vestibular Physical Therapist Will Look for the Root Cause When I get a dizzy patient, I look at the symptoms and...
Causes of Foot Neuropathy: How To Understand Them

Causes of Foot Neuropathy: How To Understand Them

The term neuropathy actually means “nerve disease.” Foot neuropathy is often caused by a reduced blood flow to the feet. This reduced blood flow may be caused by normal aging or there may be other risk factors. I will discuss three of these risk factors and causes of...
How Incontinence Contributes to Falls

How Incontinence Contributes to Falls

It may surprise you to learn that incontinence contributes to falls. As a clinician since 2002 and working in home health since 2004, I have observed quite a few ways this can happen. How Incontinence Contributes to Falls Slip and Fall Accident One way that...
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