Dry Needling in Physical Therapy Practice

The most frequent question I receive as a dry needling certified physical therapist is, “Will it hurt?” The short answer to this question is, yes initially. The longer, more beneficial answer to [...]

Adaptive Equipment Considerations for Stroke Survivors

Stroke is the leading causes of long disability in the United States. Stroke reduces mobility in over half of survivors ages 65 and older.  Stroke survivors may experience physical or cognitive [...]

What is Lymphedema?

Lymphedema is swelling caused by an abnormal accumulation of protein-rich fluid in the body. Lymphedema is caused by damage to the lymphatic tissues. The leading causes of lymphedema are cancer [...]

Sage Neuro 10th Anniversary!

On October 19, 2018, Sage Outpatient/Day Neuro Program celebrated its 10th anniversary of providing services to individuals in the Greater Baton Rouge Area. Originally located in a 6,000 square [...]

Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

A stroke, also known as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), can be life-threatening if not medically treated in a quick timeline. Knowing the warning signs can save not only your life but the life [...]

Holistic Approach to Healing

It’s no secret that our mind and body are connected but often treated separately in healthcare. Finding practitioners who can link both aspects of your mental and physical health are vital to a [...]

Rehabilitation After Brain Injury

Sage Outpatient’s Day Neuro Program has the ability to provide extensive treatment to the traumatic brain injury (TBI) population. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, [...]

Stroke Rehab: 10 Things You Need To Know

Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or [...]

What Causes Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects many aspects of a person’s life.  The disease process degenerates individual’s ability to walk, speak, write, and [...]

What Is LSVT LOUD®?

Has your wife been having trouble hearing you lately? Do your friends keep asking you to repeat what you have just said on the phone? Are your kids constantly saying, “Huh?” and “What?” and is it [...]

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