Back In the Pool Thanks to Expert Physical Therapy
Faced with a short window of recovery time before her team returned to competition, a synchronized swimmer with an injured ankle turned to Emerson’s physical therapy and pediatric orthopedic teams for help.
Injured While Playing a Sport? Follow These Tips
Athletes of all ages and abilities are susceptible to injury during training or competition. Proper treatment of an injury at the onset can result in faster and more complete healing.
In My Own Voice: Sophia’s Scoliosis Makes Her Stronger Physically and Mentally
Sophia was diagnosed with scoliosis at age ten and required comprehensive management by a team of clinicians. Today, due to her hard work with Schroth physical therapy, wearing a back brace, and meeting regularly with the team at the Emerson Scoliosis Program, her posture has noticeably improved.
Convenient, Comprehensive Care for Broken Ankle Keeps Director of Kimball Farm Ice Cream on Her Feet
After breaking her ankle, Jill found the care she needed close to home through Emerson. From the initial diagnosis to physical therapy, Emerson helped her get back to her job producing ice cream at Kimball Farm!
Making the Most of Summer for Student Athletes
As student athletes take a break from school sports for the summer, their training doesn’t necessarily have to stop. Here are a few tips to help stay injury-free as they prepare for the upcoming fall athletic season.
Emerson Hospital Hosts Family Health and Wellness Expo on May 4 in Concord
Join us at Emerson Hospital’s annual Family Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, May 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the hospital’s main campus located at 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner in Concord. The Expo will feature free health screenings and general health information, conversations with health and wellness experts, reiki, chair massage, face painting and more.
At Year Three, Cantu Concussion Center Is Growing in Size and Impact
Advances in understanding and treating concussions, coupled with a growing staff of specialists and therapists, have helped the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center lead the way in caring for patients.
Free Workshop about Autism Spectrum - October 23
Has a loved one been diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)? Are you a teacher or caregiver of a child with ASD? Join members of Emerson Hospital’s Rehabilitative team on Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m. for “Collaborative Therapeutic Approaches for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum."
A clear goal and a successful rehabilitation
With a strong support system and help from our Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies, a Littleton resident met his goal of walking without assistance several months after a devastating accident.
Thinking differently about scoliosis
Treatment for scoliosis has evolved to become a collaboration of experts: experienced professionals who understand the value of working together to benefit the patient. At the Emerson Scoliosis Program, located at Emerson’s Westford Health Center, the team shares the same goal as the patient and family: avoid surgery, if possible.