Mercy Offers Balance & Strength Screenings - Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Offers Balance & Strength Screenings

Posted on: February 19, 2014

Did you know that more than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States? These falls are the leading cause of injury deaths in older adults. Are you concerned that you, or a loved one, might be at risk for falls and injuries?

Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County will be holding a FREE Balance & Strength Screening on Wednesday, February 26th from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. Scheduled by appointment only, these screenings will be conducted by Mercy fitness specialists, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. Screenings include blood pressure checks, oxygen saturation levels, pulse, grip strength testing, balance testing and strength testing. At the completion of the screening, each patient will receive an overall assessment from the physical therapist.

For more information, or to schedule your FREE screening, call Mercy Physical Therapy at 330-365-5101. Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County is located at 1031 West High Ave., New Philadelphia, and offers a STATCARE Immediate Care Center, Work Health & Safety Services, laboratory, physical therapy, cardiac diagnostics, fitness/massage services, and radiology services.


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