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Not All Physical Therapy Services Are Created Equal

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Physical therapy is an ever-expanding part of the medical field that helps millions of people recover from illness or injury. While it’s growing in popularity, many people are discovering that not all services are created equally. If you’ve suffered an injury or illness that requires specialized therapy, make sure your physical therapist has the specific […]

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Patient Rights & In-Home Healthcare

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When it comes to long-term care, it’s important for patients to know their rights and make sure they’re treated with dignity and respect. That’s why the National Consumer Voice has designated October as Residents’ Rights Month. Throughout the month, long-term residents and their advocates are encouraged to speak up and make sure their care provider […]

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Managing Osteoarthritis at Home

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Osteoarthritis affects roughly 27 million people in the United States. Since many of these individuals are older and unable to drive, going to physical therapy at a doctor’s office can be difficult. Fortunately, ProHealth offers in-home physical therapy which allows patients to easily manage their osteoarthritis at home. By scheduling in-home physical therapy visits, patients […]

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Health Screenings & In-Home Physician Care

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As you age, health screenings become a significant part of monitoring your overall health. This is especially true for older adults with injuries, complex health risks and limited mobility. With ProHealth’s in-home physician care, visiting physicians and nurse practitioners can perform these vital screenings from the comfort of a patient’s home. Common Screenings Patients over […]

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ProHealth’s Director of Clinical Operations Earns Rare Certification

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ProHealth Partners is proud to announce that Mr. Jon Nickey, the company’s director of clinical operations, has earned certification as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist (GCS). This certification is given to physical therapists with advanced geriatric clinical knowledge, experience and skills. To earn this title, Nickey completed more than 2,000 hours of direct patient care and […]

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Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM)

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Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization is a treatment practice that addresses the body’s soft tissues, which include skin, fascia, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. SASTM utilizes specialized instruments that help the physical therapist identify adhesions, fibrosis, fascial restrictions, scar tissue, trigger points, acupoints, and many other soft tissue abnormalities. Once any of these abnormalities have been identified, […]

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Falls are Predictable & Preventable

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“More than one-third of adults aged 65 and older fall annually…negatively impacting function and independence.” – Journal of Trauma – Injury Infection and Critical Care Falls are a major health problem for older adults, largely due to problems with one of the three systems in our bodies that affect our balance: vision, vestibular and somatosensory. The […]

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Home Safety Month

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Where do you feel safest? Most Americans say their own home. According to the Home Safety Council’s study The State of Home Safety in America, unintentional injuries in the home result in nearly 21 million medical visits on average each year. Here are a few simple steps to minimize the risk of injuries at home. Prevent […]

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Imagine Your Life Without Pain

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Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) is essentially nerve damage in the extremities. Legs and feet are affected more often than the arms or hands. Symptoms include numbness, pain, tingling or prickling, increased sensitivity, loss of balance and reflex and gait disorders. The combination of symptoms and disease process can lead to secondary issues such as trauma, […]

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