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NEW Balance System™ SD: In the News

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Older drivers with history of falling have higher crash risks

BOISE – Older drivers with a history of falling are 40 percent more likely to be involved in motor vehicle crashes than their peers, according to a new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

The findings are relevant because a record 12 million older drivers are expected to experience a fall this year. In addition, an aging – and growing – senior driving population means drivers 60 and older...


Taking a Stand Against Falls

In September, Pines of Sarasota announced a new public screening program that can determine an individual's risk for falls. Falls represent a major health risk, especially in the elderly, and the Pines program is aimed at raising awareness as well as promoting preventive measures.

Three systems in your body contribute to your balance by sensing your position in space: vision, inner ear and proprioceptors in the joints. All of them are affected by age, but with early detection, you can reverse deterioration in a particular area...


What is a Stroke?

A stroke, also known as a brain attack or cerebral vascular accident (CVA), occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted. There are two main kinds of stroke:

  • An ischemic stroke occurs when an artery is obstructed by atherosclerotic plaques and eventually blocks blood flow to the brain
  • A hemorrhagic stroke occurs when there is a bleed into the brain or its coverings.

Recovering balance: Classes help seniors prevent falls

Want to lead a well-balanced life? Put down the self-help and diet books and just try standing on one foot for a minute.

“If you can maintain a minute, you're doing pretty well with balance,” said Erin Smith, wellness director at Westhills Village Retirement Community. If you wobble before time's up, don't panic. With age comes wisdom...


Vonco Medical and Biodex Help Gamble Guest Care Upgrade Their Skilled Nursing Rehabilitation Centers

September 16, 2014, Carrollton, TX (ReleaseWire) – Vonco Medical was proud to attend the new Skilled Nursing grand opening at Park Manor Bee Cave. This Long Term Care, Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing, & Specialty Care facility is equipped with top of the line Rehabilitation equipment. The gym offers the Biodex balance testing machine, which offers fall risk testing for the residents, as well as training. They also offer Biodex gait training/analysis treadmill with the Biodex unweighing machine....


Helping people stay on their feet

A stroke, also known as a brain attack or cerebral vascular accident (CVA), occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted. There are two main kinds of stroke:

  • An ischemic stroke occurs when an artery is obstructed by atherosclerotic plaques and eventually blocks blood flow to the brain
  • A hemorrhagic stroke occurs when there is a bleed into the brain or its coverings.

Vonco Medical Installs Top of the Line Biodex Equipment and HUR Strength Equipment at Park Manor of Bee Cave Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation

September 16, 2014, Carrollton, TX (ReleaseWire) – Vonco Medical was proud to attend the new Skilled Nursing grand opening at Park Manor Bee Cave. This Long Term Care, Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing, & Specialty Care facility is equipped with top of the line Rehabilitation equipment. The gym offers the Biodex balance testing machine, which offers fall risk testing for the residents, as well as training. They also offer Biodex gait training/analysis treadmill with the Biodex unweighing machine.


Glenwood Care Facility, part of the Ensign Group, chooses to incorporate the Biodex Balance System SD into its Fall Risk Screening Program

February 19, 2014, Shirley, NY - Biodex Medical Systems is pleased to announce the addition of the Balance System SD into the Fall Risk Screening Program of Glenwood Care Facility, Oxnard, CA...


Biodex Balance System Provides Impressive Results

Physical Therapists at St. Luke's University Hospital improve patient balance issues using the Biodex Balance System.


Somesville Rehab Pilots Portable Balance Equipment

ELLSWORTH — Falls are common among people over 65. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified falling as the top cause of injury-related deaths in this age group. Falls affect about 30 percent of seniors and trigger 1.8 million injuries annually...


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