EZ Lift Vest

The EZ Lift Vest was designed by Registered Nurses to improve mobility and stability for the patient, caregiver and those that are at risk of unintentional falls during repetitive patient transfer maneuvers. EZ LIFT VEST Recommended for patients with unstable balance and coordination due to: • Alzheimer’s, Cerebral Palsy, Dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, Multiple Dystrophy, Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury and other conditions that cause balance and coordination difficulties. • Unisex, one piece garment. •

How Can a Rehabilitation Hospital Help You and Your Family?

Deciding on care for a loved one with serious medical conditions can be confusing. In south central Pennsylvania, rehabilitation hospitals offer patients opportunities to move toward wellness and independence. An inpatient rehabilitation hospital provides physical medicine as well as rehabilitation programs and services. These hospitals offer advanced treatment tailored to each patient’s goals. Patients who may benefit from this type of care include those with some of the following conditions: • Fractures, joint replacements, musculoskeletal

Valley-Wide Health Systems – Looking Back, Moving Forward

We aim to keep our communities healthy and provide family medicine services at clinics across the San Luis Valley, Arkansas Valley, and Cañon City. Primary Care Services Our clinics provide services for all, treating both acute and chronic conditions. Dental Services Spread across eight clinics in Southern Colorado, Valley-Wide offers excellent dental services for the entire family. Our dentists and dental hygienists provide preventative education to adults and children both in our clinics and through

Prevent Falls by Building Strength, Mobility and Balance

It’s that time of year when seniors must take extra precautions to avoid a fall. Dipping temperatures and inclement weather conditions increase the risk factors for falls—especially—in older adults. The good news is there are simple steps you can take to keep yourself safe! Outside your home, make sure you have assistance when shoveling sidewalks and walkways. Lay adequate amounts of salt to prevent ice from forming. You can reduce your risk of falling by

Physical Therapy can help with Healthy Aging

Most of us are familiar with the term life span, which is a reference to how long a person will actually live.  A newer and even more important term is health span, which means the length of time that a person is healthy and not just alive.  Physical therapy can help with healthy aging by improving health span and assisting in a more successful aging process.  We are all capable of successfully aging if we

Choosing a Post- Acute Facility: Transitional Rehabilitation or Skilled Nursing?

Health Care is changing and so are the options for care and rehabilitation following an accident, injury or illness.  The new Transitional Rehabilitation model is driving trends in post-acute care and providing a better recovery experience for patients. New Transitional Trend #1: providing short term care without providing Long Term Care. New Transitional Trend #2: providing care and rehabilitation in a comfortable setting with a hospitality focus. New Transitional Trend #3: providing high intensity therapy