Swinging Back after Hip Surgery
Anybody who has tried to golf knows the importance of the hips. Learn how orthopedic surgeon Matthew Sloan, MD, solved a Boxborough man’s hip problem and got him back onto the golf course pain-free.
6 Amazing Benefits of Gardening
From warding off dementia to eating more healthfully, growing your own garden offers a surprising array of benefits for your body and mind.
Pursuing Athletic Dreams
Have you dreamed of running a marathon or hiking a tall mountain? Test your physical readiness with these challenges from Emerson’s sports performance physical therapists.
10 Common Activities to Avoid When Recovering from a Concussion
Unlike with other bodily injuries, it can be difficult to see the progress you’re making as you recover from a concussion. That’s why it’s so important to stick with the process and allow your brain time to heal.
5 Tips to Prevent Concussions During the Winter
New Englanders still find ways to work and play outdoors during cold weather, but slippery surfaces can increase the risk for head and neck injuries. Whether you’re having fun skiing or skating, or just trying to shovel your sidewalk, use these tips to protect yourself against concussions.
Tips for Exercising Outside in the Winter
Despite the cold temperatures, winter is a great time to get outside and exercise. Read tips from a student athlete and learn how to keep safe in the cold weather.
Cardiovascular Compromise: Return to a Full Tank of Gas After COVID-19
The effects of a COVID-19 infection on a person’s lungs can negatively impact cardiovascular health, leading to decreased energy and a diminished quality of life. The COVID-19 Recovery Program at Emerson Hospital is equipped to help.
COVID-19 Recovery: A Balancing Act
Recovering from COVID-19 may mean days or even weeks in bed, which can lead to a loss of balance and coordination. Our COVID-19 Recovery Program has physical therapists ready to help patients improve their balance to prevent the likelihood of a fall.
Holistic Care of Young Athletes
Learn how Emerson’s holistic approach to health and nutrition helped a teenage basketball athlete recover. Also, get nutrition tips for teenage athletes.
Recovering Your Strength Following a COVID-19 Infection
The effects of COVID-19 can linger long after the initial illness wanes, especially when it comes to physical weakness patients may experience. Emerson’s COVID-19 Recovery Program will help retrain your muscles and get you back to the fitness you had prior to your infection.