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Move More for Heart Health

Responsible for moving about 2,000 gallons of blood every day, the heart is one of the most important muscles in the body. A strong, healthy heart can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol, improve blood flow, and prevent heart disease and…

Therapy Interventions for Treating Urinary Incontinence

When you accidentally leak urine, it is known as urinary incontinence. Incontinence is a very common issue and more common in older adults. However, urinary incontinence does not have to be a part of your daily life. Treatment options are shown…

Diabetes and Neuropathy

Neuropathy occurs when one or more nerves are damaged or destroyed.  This disrupts the nerves’ ability to send messages from the brain and spinal cord to the muscles, skin, and other parts of the body resulting in muscle weakness, numbness,…
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ATTENTION: We need your help to support this bill!

Legislation has been introduced to postpone the 15% reimbursement cuts to PTA and OTA treatments. Please help us to support this bill. Dear Partners and Friends, Please take a few minutes to read the below message from NASL regarding the…

Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is the most common type of bone disease in which bones become fragile and are more likely to fracture. Facts: 1 in 2 Women Over 50 Will Fracture a Bone Because of Osteoporosis 1 in 4 Men Over 50 Will Fracture a Bone Because…

Taking Care of Your Joints

Joint pain is one of the most common forms of pain for aging adults. As you age, the fluid that lubricates your joints decreases and the cartilage that lines your joints becomes thinner. This causes your joints to become stiff, less flexible,…
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FY22 SNF PPS Medicare Final Rule

Blog by:  Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP, CHC, CLNC, CPC-A, Director of Regulatory Services, Proactive Medical Review and Jessica Cairns, RN, RAC-CT, CMAC, Clinical Consultant, Proactive Medical Review July 29th, 2021, the Skilled…

What To Do After A Fall

Everybody falls no matter what age, but for older adults, a fall can result in serious injuries. Knowing what to do if a fall occurs can be helpful to minimize additional injury. We recommend practicing getting up from a fall and fall safety…
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Top 5 Therapy Clinical Outcome Focus Areas Part 5 of 5: Part B Programming

HTS has identified the top 5 therapy clinical outcome focus areas for 2021 based on our experiences from 2020 which allow us to uniquely identify opportunities for clinical growth.   This month’s clinical outcome focus…

Yardwork Safety Tips

Yardwork and gardening can be very rewarding and pleasurable activities for all ages. Bending, stretching, and pulling weeds from standing or sitting is great physical exercise. However, it can often lead to back pain, sore muscles, joint…
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Top 5 Therapy Clinical Outcome Focus Areas – Part 4 of 5: Section GG Outcomes

HTS has identified the top 5 therapy clinical outcome focus areas for 2021 based on our experiences from 2020 which makes us better equipped to overcome COVID-19 related obstacles. Furthermore, after attending a 15-hour training and certification…

A Good Night’s Sleep

A common challenge that many seniors face is getting a good night’s sleep. As you age, you may notice that you nap more during the day, feel tired earlier at night, have trouble falling asleep, or wake up in the middle of the night and have…