Physical Therapy

Physician-prescribed services to improve movement, muscle control, flexibility and range of motion and reduce or prevent physical disability.

More Common Terms

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) An assistant who is certified to provide general nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse or therapist. They help with every aspect of nursing care as well as provide daily personal care to patients such as bathing, eating, and exercisi...
  • Geriatrician A medical specialist who treats older adults. These are generally internal medicine or family practice physicians who have completed additional training and certification.
  • Age Restricted Communities A housing area or development, often gated, that restricts ownership and residency to individuals who are over a set age. These communities are set up to accommodate older adults.

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