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How to Use the Solo-Step Ceiling Mounted Track System

How to Use the Solo-Step Ceiling Mounted Track System The Solo-Step Ceiling-Mounted Track System protects your patients during physical therapy, balance training, gait training, and more! The system consists of an overhead aluminum rail, connected to a trolley, lanyard, and harness. Patients who utilize the Solo-Step can expect the following: Decreased fear of falling Increased [...]
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Fall Prevention in Nursing Homes

Fall Prevention in Nursing Homes Every year, over 3 million seniors visit American emergency rooms because of a fall. Falls are one of the leading causes of traumatic brain injury and cost over $50 billion in medical costs annually. Taking proactive measures can help prevent falls in nursing homes, where they are a particular risk [...]
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Gait Training Physical Therapy

Gait Training Physical Therapy Gait training, a form of physical therapy aimed at enhancing walking ability, is often included in comprehensive treatment plans for injuries or conditions that hinder proper walking. It is recommended by doctors for individuals facing challenges walking due to illness or injury. It can also be beneficial for individuals with vestibular [...]
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Fear of Falling: Increase Confidence During Physical Therapy

Fear of Falling: Increase Confidence During Physical Therapy What is the Fear of Falling? Ptophobia, or the fear of falling, is a phobic reaction to standing or walking after experiencing a fall injury. When someone fears falling, they may have anxiety about falling, or even avoid daily activities that could result in them falling. The [...]
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Solo-Step: The Best Assistive Device for Spinal Cord Injury in 2024

Solo-Step: The Best Assistive Device for Spinal Cord Injury in 2024 Living with a spinal cord injury (SCI) can be incredibly challenging. According to the World Health Organization, more than 15 million people worldwide live with spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord injuries affect mobility, independence, and quality of life. However, technological advancements continue to bring [...]
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Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Program: Keep Your Patients Safe During Therapy

Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Program: Keep Your Patients Safe During Therapy The safety and well-being of your patients during physical therapy and rehabilitation is critical. Safe patient handling and mobility are crucial in ensuring that therapy sessions are effective and free from dangerous risks and falls. Safe patient handling and mobility involves using assistive [...]