Furniture Cruising or Wall Cruising is when a person is unsteady while walking so they touch or hold onto furniture or walls to help maintain their balance. Family members and patients who furniture or wall cruise have an increased risk for falls. Give us a call today and let’s schedule an appointment to discuss ways […]

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Orthostatic hypotension is when your blood pressure drops when you go from lying down to sitting up, or from sitting to standing. Significant lightheadedness with change in position should be reported to your primary care physician.. Give us a call today and let’s schedule an appointment to discuss ways to decrease your personal fall risks. […]

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Foot and Ankle Issues: Have you had your tires checked lately? The feet are like tires on a car. Not having good contact with surfaces increases fall risk. Give us a call today and let’s schedule an appointment to discuss ways to decrease your personal fall risks. Find FREE helpful videos here: https://www.adaptiveequipmentcorner.com/youtube-videos Adaptive Equipment […]

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Fall Risk and Medication: Do you know if your medications increase your fall risk?  Give us a call today and let’s schedule an appointment to discuss ways to decrease your personal fall risks. Find FREE helpful videos here: https://www.adaptiveequipmentcorner.com/youtube-videos Adaptive Equipment & Caregiving Corner wants to help improve safety and function for individuals and caregivers […]

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Poor Balance: How’s your balance? Poor balance is a fall risk. Give us a call today and let’s schedule an appointment to discuss ways to decrease your personal fall risks. Find FREE helpful videos here: https://www.adaptiveequipmentcorner.com/youtube-videos Adaptive Equipment & Caregiving Corner wants to help improve safety and function for individuals and caregivers during daily care […]

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Muscle Weakness: Muscle weakness is a fall risk. Consider adding an exercise routine to your day or make sure to move everyday. Like the old adage says, “If you don’t use it, you lose it”. Fill out the contact form below and let’s schedule an appointment to discuss ways to decrease your personal fall risks. […]

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Fall Risk: Did you know that falling once doubles your risk of having another fall? Fill out the contact form below and let’s schedule an appointment to discuss ways to decrease your personal fall risks. Find FREE helpful videos here: https://www.adaptiveequipmentcorner.com/youtube-videos Adaptive Equipment & Caregiving Corner wants to help improve safety and function for individuals […]

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Poor vision is a risk factor for falls: Have you had your annual eye exam? Getting an annual eye exam and keeping your prescription up-to-date can help reduce your risk for falls. Make an appointment with your eye doctor soon. Fill out the contact form below and let’s schedule an appointment to discuss ways to decrease […]

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Hemi Walker: A hemi walker can be used for improved support by people that may have use of only one hand.  Drive Medical Side Style Hemi One Arm Walker: https://amzn.to/2jxrLQJ (affiliate link) . Find FREE helpful videos here: https://www.adaptiveequipmentcorner.com/youtube-videos Adaptive Equipment & Caregiving Corner wants to help improve safety and function for individuals and caregivers […]

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What is a fall? The Cambridge English Dictionary says that to fall is ‘to move unintentionally or unexpectedly onto or toward the ground or from a higher place’. The World Health Organization says, ‘a fall is defined as an event which results in a person coming to rest inadvertently on the ground or floor or […]

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