Posts by Michele Gose

Our first Driven By Purpose Award!

This is a quarterly award given to a team member who exhibits and incorporates our company’s purpose statement Leading With Talent into their interactions with patients, customers and other co-workers.  Jessica has been hard at work coordinating the schedules for the Speech and Language Pathologist team, earning her this recognition and also the title of…

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Dry Needling, Graston Technique!

By Abbey Celarek, DPT   Dry needling and Graston Technique approaches are not new but are becoming the trendy avenue to achieve results faster than ever before. Here is what you need to know and why you might want to consider using one of these as your go-to next time that muscle or headache starts…

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Kinesiology Taping for the Professional

By Sara Strain, Occupational Therapist, Functional Movement Technique Certified, Roc Doc (Rock Tape Medical Professional), Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certified   Kinesiology tape has a wide array of therapeutic benefits for many conditions and injuries. Since kinesiology tape can be left on for several days at a time (then can be reapplied in the same manner),…

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Holidays and Depression

By Sara Strain Christmas lights and cheerful decorations. Joyful music playing on every radio station. Starbucks red cups. It should be the most wonderful time of the year, right? For many of us, it is a very special season, and we have so much to be thankful for: our family and friends, our health, the…

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Gait Speed: The Sixth Vital Sign

By Lisa Kohler, BS, PT, Director of Clinical Education   Gait speed as the sixth vital sign Research has stated that gait speed could be considered the sixth vital sign.  We all know to measure our patients’ overall health status and tolerance to activity by blood pressure, heart rate, respiration, and temperature.  Pain is considered…

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Know These 5 Risk Factors for Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention By Sara Strain In the last blog that we posted, we looked at Understanding a Patient’s Fear of Falling, but why are older adults at an increased risk for falls? As clinicians, we have an innate understanding of this answer, but can we articulate it to our patients, their caregivers, and the community…

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