Seminar: Bodies In Balance – Home Environmental Fall Risks

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Seminar: Bodies In Balance – Home Environmental Fall Risks

Friday, April 21
11:00 am

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast
7800 U.S. Hwy 98
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550


Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will host a seminar featuring Leslie Moskal, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Mary Kay Cattaneo, Director of Rehabilitation Services for Sacred Heart Hospital, on Friday, April 21, at 11 a.m.

Leslie Moskal will speak on home environmental risks – covering fall risk factors such as clutter and tripping hazards, poor lighting, stair safety, grab bars and the dangers of poorly designed public spaces. Moskal will also identify possible areas that could be tripping hazards, the need for railings or extra support and the recommended assistive devices you should use when traveling away from home.

Mary Kay Cattaneo will share information on the Bodies in Balance Fall Prevention Program available at Sacred Heart and our Wellness Program offering aquatic, strengthening and balance classes offered at Sacred Heart Rehabilitation at Somerby Assisted Living in Santa Rosa Beach. Free balance assessments will be provided to seminar attendees after the seminar.

Rehabilitation Services at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast provide the expertise to properly diagnose and manage your rehabilitation needs. The center also provides specialized care, troubleshooting, and education for patients that have conditions effecting their overall balance and mobility. A multidisciplinary team of physical therapy experts works together to strengthen and preserve mobility while educating the patient and preventing future falls and injuries.

The free community-education seminar will be held in the hospital’s Resource Center, Suite 3 Conference Room. Call 850-278-3600 or 877-416-1620 to register.

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