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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), […]

Maintain And Regain Your Strength Exercises

At Home Exercises To Maintain And Regain Your Strength During The Pandemic
The rise of coronavirus brought many in-person interactions to a screeching halt back in late March.  For some, this meant that they would no longer have the same ability to meet with their physician or healthcare provider face-to-face for essential appointments and routine check-ups.

Over […]

Benefits of Stretching

Why Is Stretching Important
Hannah Steigerwalt
Therapy Manager
Southern Hills Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
We all know that stretching should be an important part of our daily routine. Let’s all be honest and admit it. We are all guilty of skipping the post workout stretch.

These days there is a huge focus on getting two and a half hours […]