Physical Therapy

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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Understanding a Patient’s Fear of Falling

A Fear of Falling: How to Help By Sara Strain It is well known that older clients are at a higher risk for falls, but how do we quantify and qualify the effects of the falls on a patient’s ability to recover? And how do we use that information in development of our plan of…

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Allied Health Week!

Pat yourselves on the back allied health professionals, because this is your week to celebrate all that you do in the healthcare industry! Did you know you make up approximately 60% of the healthcare workforce? And that there are nearly 7 million of you? Allied health professionals don’t just include therapists like us, but also…

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Tech Modifications for the Home Health Patient

Rehabilitation therapy has always been focused on returning patients to their home in the quickest, safest and healthiest ways possible. But with the recent changes in healthcare costs, coverage, and policies, getting patients home feels like it can never be soon enough to a treating therapist. So how can therapists accomplish this goal in even faster ways while…

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