November is National Diabetes Month. It's a time for communities to team up and bring attention to the disease. This year the focus is on pre-diabetes and prevention.
According to the CDC, more than 1 in 3 U.S. adults have pre-diabetes, and most people don't know they have it. Diabetes can affect anyone at any age.
There are small healthy lifestyle changes that can prevent diabetes, one of them being to move more. Seeing a physical therapist is an effective way to increase movement and lower high blood sugar levels.
At Rainey Pain & Performance, we are movement experts. We can help you improve your quality of life through hands-on care, patient education, and prescribed movement. We will help you overcome barriers and teach you how to safely add physical activity into your life in practical and enjoyable ways.
We'll evaluate your strength, flexibility, endurance, balance, and skin sensation (especially in the feet). With these results, we'll design a personalized program meeting your needs. Our end goal is improved mobility and decreased pain.
Expected results include: