Event Title

Significant Improvements in the Safety, Mobility, and Quality of Life Can be Made with Education and Strengthening Interventions for Patients with Chronic Neurological Conditions

Author/ Authors/ Presenter/ Presenters/ Panelists:

Aaron Fullerton, Governors State UniversityFollow

Location

Hall of Governors

Start Date

4-8-2022 4:00 PM

End Date

4-8-2022 6:00 PM

Abstract

Recurrent falls in older adults is dangerous and increasing in prevalence. This is especially significant for those with increased fall risk like the population with chronic neurological conditions. The purpose of this case report is to investigate the impact strengthening interventions have on patients with chronic spinal cord injury in an effort to decrease fall risk and improve quality of life. Recurrent falls in older adults is dangerous and increasing in prevalence. This is especially significant for those with increased fall risk like the population with chronic neurological conditions. The purpose of this case report is to investigate the impact strengthening interventions have on patients with chronic spinal cord injury in an effort to decrease fall risk and improve quality of life.

Presenter:
Aaron Fullerton
Physical Therapy Doctoral Student

Faculty / Staff Sponsor

Dr. Renee Theiss
Associate Professor, College of Health and Human Services

Dr. Jessica Corbus
Associate Professor, College of Health and Human Services

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Apr 8th, 4:00 PM Apr 8th, 6:00 PM

Significant Improvements in the Safety, Mobility, and Quality of Life Can be Made with Education and Strengthening Interventions for Patients with Chronic Neurological Conditions

Hall of Governors

Recurrent falls in older adults is dangerous and increasing in prevalence. This is especially significant for those with increased fall risk like the population with chronic neurological conditions. The purpose of this case report is to investigate the impact strengthening interventions have on patients with chronic spinal cord injury in an effort to decrease fall risk and improve quality of life. Recurrent falls in older adults is dangerous and increasing in prevalence. This is especially significant for those with increased fall risk like the population with chronic neurological conditions. The purpose of this case report is to investigate the impact strengthening interventions have on patients with chronic spinal cord injury in an effort to decrease fall risk and improve quality of life.

Presenter:
Aaron Fullerton
Physical Therapy Doctoral Student