Orthopedics

Jan 30, 2017

14 Ways to Fall Proof a Home or Living Area

Posted by Cindy Hallgren on Mon, Jan 30, 2017 - 11:45 AM in Orthopedics , Fall Prevention , Therapy

         

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three older adults over the age of 65 fall each year. If you have aging parents, it's important to determine when it's time to "fall proof" their home or living area. Mercy therapist Cindy Hallgren provides 14 helpful tips on how to do that.

14 ways to fall proof a home from Mercy Medical Center Therapy - Canton Ohio

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Sep 20, 2016

Two Strategies for Handling the Pain of Arthritis

Posted by Cindy Hallgren on Tue, Sep 20, 2016 - 1:38 PM in Orthopedics , Joint Replacement , Rehabilitation , Arthritis

         

According to the Arthritis Foundation, "'arthritis is not a single disease; it is an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease.'" With more than 100 different types, arthritis affects people of all ages, and it's the leading cause of disability in the United States. Learn more about arthritis and how you can manage the pain.

Dealing with Pain of Arthritis - Non-surgical options and total joint replacement - Canton, Ohio

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