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Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia among older adults.

Signs and Symptoms

There are 10 warning signs of possible Alzheimer's disease:

In the early and middle stages of Alzheimer's disease, physical therapists help people stay mobile. With this help, people can continue to perform their roles at home and in the community.

 

In the later stages of a disease, physical therapists can assist patients in maintaining as many daily activities as possible. They can instruct family members and caregivers on how to improve their loved one's safety and manage their needs. Physical therapists can make the home safer by conducting a home evaluation.

 

 People with Alzheimer's disease develop age-related conditions. These include arthritis, falls, and bone fractures; therapists pay close attention to the effects of the disease on these other conditions.

 

If you or a loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease symptoms, call our office today or schedule an appointment online so our team of experts can help manage the symptoms.

 

 

Great Neck: 475 Northern Blvd., Ste.11, Great Neck, NY 11021   Tel. (516) 829-0030

Farmingdale: 309 North West Dr., Farmingdale, NY 11735   Tel. (516) 420-2900

Woodbury: 150 Woodbury Rd., Woodbury, NY 11797   Tel. (516) 367-1111

Deer Park: 2024 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, NY 11729   Tel. (631) 243-0247

North Shore Towers: 272-78 Grand Central Pkwy., Floral Park, NY 11005   Tel. (516) 344-0030

In-Home Physical & Occupational Therapy (Home Care): 516-829-0030 

*Home therapy servicing Long Island, Queens, Staten Island, Brooklyn, the Bronx & Manhattan*

Bayside - Aquatic Therapy: 208-32 Cross Island Pkwy., Bayside, NY11360  Tel. (718) 224-8480

Oceanside: 2421 S Long Beach Rd., Oceanside, NY 11572  Tel. (516) 992-2282

New York City: 250 West 93rd Street, New York, NY 10025 Tel. (212) 580-0125

 

Sources: :https://www.myactionpt.com/physical-therapy-guide-to-alzheimer-s-disease

 

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Written by:

Dr. Vinod Somareddy, PT, DPT

President

Reddy Care Physical Therapy

Reddy Care Occupational Therapy

Reddy Care Aquatic Therapy

Author
Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy is an outstanding specialty service providing exceptional care and state-of-the-art treatments for the residents of Farmingdale and Great Neck, New York. The combination of innovative exercise programs, manual therapy, and technology together with the expertise of every member of the team enables Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy to provide services that ensure superior clinical outcomes and consistently high patient satisfaction.

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