General weakness is the most common medical complaint of seniors in the United States. It is characterized by weakness of multiple muscles throughout the body. If you are experiencing generalized weakness, please know you are not alone, and help is available. request an appointment at Avenues Physical Therapy to meet with one of our Cheyenne, WY physical therapists. We can help you find your strength.
What causes generalized weakness?
Some of the causes of generalized weakness can result from viral or bacterial infections from a bad cold or pneumonia, prolonged hospital stay or inactivity, and/or an exacerbation of chronic illness resulting in prolonged bed rest. Generalized weakness is a common cause for falls because of not having enough strength to be able to keep yourself upright.
How can physical therapy help with generalized weakness?
Participation in a physical therapy program at Avenues Physical Therapy can teach you how to exercise safely, improve function, improve balance and restore overall strength so you can return to your prior level of function and get you back to doing activities you love. Don’t wait any longer. Request your appointment today.