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Physical Therapy

Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke Rehabilitation
By: Hannah Speckhart
Director of Rehabilitation
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
A cerebrovascular event (CVA/stroke) is the number 5 killer of all Americans and the number 1 cause of long-term adult disability. The rehabilitation period after this major event can help to decrease the odds of long term placement due to the level of disability. […]

Preserving Mobility in Elderly Population; Custom WC’s

Preserving Mobility in Elderly Population; Custom WC’s

Hannah Speckhart
Therapy Director
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab

Preserving mobility throughout the elderly population is of growing concern as the baby boom generation becomes more reliant on adaptive devices as they age. Adaptive devices throughout functional mobility can include multiple options: canes (straight, quad, pyramid), walker (standard, front wheeled, rollator), […]