Regional Interdependence The Right Hip’s Connected to the Left Knee The concept of regional interdependence (RI) is a term that has been coming to the forefront of Physical Therapy and rehabilitation over the past several years. RI is the concept that seemingly unrelated impairments in a remote anatomical region may contribute to or be associated […]
Fall Risk Screening and Prevention – Part 4: Attend Paradigm’s Fall-Risk Screening Clinic on 2/24/2018
Fall Risk Screening and Prevention Part 4: Attend Paradigm’s Fall-Risk Screening Clinic on 2/24/2018 Hopefully we have convinced you that falling is a serious problem, and that you want to prevent yourself and loved ones from having a fall if at all possible. We take falls very seriously here at Paradigm! We will be conducting […]
Fall Risk Screening and Prevention Part 3: How do we stop falls from happening? Once we have identified individuals who are at risk for future falls, we need to implement an intervention to stop falls from happening. All the current evidence indicates that the best defense against falls is a multidisciplinary team approach. This means […]
Fall Risk Screening and Prevention Part 2: How do we find out who is at risk for a fall? The American Geriatric Society published clinical practice guidelines recommending that adults aged 65 and older should be screened annually for fall risk. But, what does this entail? Your risk assessment will include a fall history, medication […]
By Marie C. Baca / Journal Staff Writer – Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 at 10:57am Donald Sanchez, physical therapist and owner of Paradigm Physical Therapy & Wellness works with Herman S. Trujillo at the company’s newest facility in the South Valley. PHOTO ATTRIBUTION – (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — High demand for physical therapists […]
Fall Risk Screening and Prevention – Part 1: Why are healthcare professionals “tripping” over falls? What’s the big deal?
Fall Risk Screening and Prevention Part 1: Why are healthcare professionals “tripping” over falls? What’s the big deal? Falls among the elderly and those with disabilities are a huge concern in the healthcare community. When we were younger, the biggest concern after a fall was often a skinned knee, but as we age, falls become […]