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Fall Prevention Month

Fall Prevention Month: Weekly Tip #1

Fall Prevention Month: Weekly Tip #1 September marks the beginning of fall, but it is also Fall Prevention Month! Millions of people ages 65 and older fall each year. According to the CDC, more than 1 out of every 4 elderly people fall yearly, and falling once will double your chances of falling again! That [...]
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20 Years of Solo-Step

Solo-Step, Inc. Celebrating 20 years of innovative patient safety Thank you for putting your trust in Solo-Step, Inc. and being a integral part of our company.  For 20 years Solo-Step, Inc. has been providing innovative solutions that prevent patient falls, increase patient confidence, reduce facility liability and improve PT outcomes.  Our overhead track and harness [...]
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8 Tips To Prevent Wintry Falls

8 Tips To Prevent Wintry Falls These eight tips can help you to maintain your balance and move confidently across snowy, icy or wet surfaces.   Traction Wear shoes with good traction. Dress warm If you’re warm, your muscles will stay relaxed. Tense muscles can adversely affect your balance. Be careful getting out of your [...]
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Using the Solo-Step is a Snap

The Solo-Step is a Snap! We’ve visited therapists in facilities across the country. One thing therapists keep telling us is how impressed they are that Solo-Step is easy to use. This is something that we’ve worked for and are so proud of! Our newest lanyard can be adjusted by simply pulling the tab and moving the [...]
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A Soldier’s Story of Recovery and Restoration

A Soldier's Story of Recovery and Restoration After an armor defeating IED exploded through the side of the vehicle, Joshua’s memory went blank. The other guys in the vehicle later told him that they thought he had been killed; even his parents were notified that he had been killed! But this soldier didn’t give up [...]
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Safe Patient Handling – Don’t Take the Fall

Safe Patient Handling - Don't Take the Fall   Studies have indicated that patient transfers present clear risks for both the patient as well as the nurse or therapist, and that efforts have been made to eliminate this risk for the safety of everyone involved. In addition, injuries from overexertion from individuals in the health care [...]