Dementia is a term used to describe a complex and still poorly understood condition. Researchers are still learning more about people living with cognitive decline. For many years, physical therapy was ignored as an effective treatment for dementia patients. However, the trend is changing as we learn more about how physical therapy can improve lives.
Research shows that physical therapy can be a very effective way to help dementia patients. At first blush, the link between physical mobility and cognitive function may be unintuitive, but science shows a remarkable and unmistakable connection.
Here are some of the key benefits of physical therapy for patients with dementia:
How CORE Physical Therapy Can Make a Difference
At CORE Physical Therapy, we work closely with dementia patients and their caregivers to develop care plans that account for the patient’s entire wellbeing. A custom physical therapy plan can improve the mind, body and spirit, allowing these patients to enjoy happier and healthier lives.
Contact CORE Physical Therapy today to learn more about physical therapy plans for dementia patients or to schedule your first therapy session with one of our caring physical therapists. We’re here to help!
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