Rehab & Sports Therapy

Injured Athletes Train Their Way Back to Competition

10/21/2022

Our expert sports therapists are ready to provide customized physical therapy to help injured athletes get back in the game and reach their goals.

Lifesaving Care and Advanced Therapies Help Young Girl Recover from Stroke

7/14/2022

“We knew our child was sick, but we did not know what we were dealing with. The Emerson ED team was there for us,” explains the dad of a young girl whose visit to the emergency department revealed a severe brain infection.

Swinging Back after Hip Surgery

5/20/2022

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

4/12/2022

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

10/8/2021

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

8/17/2021

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

2/11/2021

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

1/22/2021

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

10/22/2020

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

9/10/2020

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.

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