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Dr. Eva Norman joins Shireen to discuss how one-on-one and at home physical therapy can be beneficial for individuals struggling with chronic illnesses and allow them to make better progress. Tune in to learn about how to maximize physical therapy in chronic illness management.
Dr. Eva Norman is a physical therapist who founded Live Your Life to offer her patients services both in the home and the community that could help them experience health, wellness, and a more active lifestyle throughout their life spans. Her team offers creative applications of preventive and rehabilitative physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, personal training, acupuncture, massage, health coaching & dietary services.
“I urge every single one of our patients to communicate with their member of Congress and really stress the importance of getting adequate access to and preventing delays in care.”
Question of the Day: What is your favorite physical therapy exercise to do and how can you modify it in the home?
On this Episode you will Learn:
Chronic Illness Prevention and Management through Physical Therapy
How One-on-One Physical Therapy Benefits Patients
Physical Therapy in the Home
Physical Activity Recommendations
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0:00 - Intro with Shireen!
1:30 - What led you to a career in physical therapy?
3:45 - How do you feel physical therapy and chronic illness prevention and management interact?
5:10 - What are the benefits of physical activity and/or physical therapy for individuals living with chronic illness?
6:45 - What are specific challenges that might arise for individuals with chronic illnesses as it relates to physical therapy?
16:00 - How do you feel that one on one experience with patients allows them to make better progress/have a better experience overall?
21:45 - What are your recommendations for physical activity for individuals with chronic illness, like diabetes?
25:00 - Outro with Shireen!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/yumlish/message