Life Alert® and other emergency notification systems including a cellphone are very important in emergency situations especially when you're alone and in need of help. However, these systems when used alone, unfortunately, do not prevent falls and accidents from happening in the first place.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year, more than one out of four older people fall and falling once increases your chances of falling again by 200 per cent.
One out of five falls causes a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury which leads people to lose their independence.
Falling is the leading cause of emergency visits, and accidental deaths in the elderly leading to a vicious cycle of fear of doing any activities, which in turn causes muscle weakness, impaired balance and other medical conditions that ultimately leads to loss of Independence and decreased quality of life.
Fortunately, with Holsman's No-Fall Protocol™, we help prevent these falls and keep you independent. The No-Fall Protocol™ at Holsman Physical Therapy is covered by most insurance and is performed by licensed Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists.
If your Mom or Dad is using Life Alert® and or:
Has fallen in the last year or
Feels unsteady when standing or walking; or
Worries about falling
He/she may benefit from Holsman's No-Fall Protocol™
What is No-Fall Protocol™ - it is an Individualized Twelve week intensive program at Holsman Physical Therapy, directed and supervised by a licensed Physical Therapist and Occupational Therapist. The No-Fall Protocol™ is followed up by an evidenced based home exercise program for twelve months by our Otago certified therapists.
Our No-Fall Protocol™ combined with the HolStep™ program differentiates Holsman Physical Therapy from other programs with some of the highlights below:
- Uses Solostep® Harness System and or Lite Gait®
- Uses the CDCs STEADI algorithm
- Consultation and Referral to their Primary Physician for Evaluation and management as well as Medication reconcilitation.
- Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment for Gait and Balance impairment.
- Consultation and Referral to a Podiatrist for Foot and Ankle Related problems.
- Home Assessment and Intervention by a licensed Occupational Therapist for ADL and safety impairment.
- Vision referral to Opthalmology or Optometrist when needed
- Otago Exercise Program implementation by Certified PT and OT
- Vestibular rehabilitation
Make an appointment today! By calling 1855-465-7626 or make an appointment online.
New Jersey locations:
Bloomfield NJ Physical Therapy 44 Park Street Bloomfield , NJ 07003 Phone: 9736852335 Email us
Clifton Aveue, Clifton NJ Physical Therapy - 1070 Clifton Ave 1070 Clifton Ave #1A Clifton , NJ 07013 Phone: 973-246-6565 Email us
Clifton Rte 3, Clifton NJ Physical Therapy - 1700 Rte 3 West 1700 Rte 3 West #Grnd Clifton , NJ 07013 Phone: 862-591-1000 Email us
Fair Lawn NJ Physical Therapy - Holsman Physical and Occupational Therapy 15-01 Broadway Ste 12 Fair Lawn , NJ 07410 Phone: 201-355-5199 Email us
Kearny NJ Physical Therapy 711 Kearny Ave Kearny , NJ 07032 Phone: 201-535-8555 Email us
Rahway NJ Physical Therapy 1600 Saint Georges Ave #107 Rahway , NJ 07065 Phone: 732-428-5566 Email us
Cedar Grove NJ Physical Therapy 408 Pompton Ave Cedar Grove , NJ 07009 Phone: 973-433-0732 Email us
Caldwell NJ Physical Therapy 378 Bloomfield Ave Caldwell , NJ 07006 Phone: 973-968-6002 Email us
Fair Lawn NJ Physical Therapy - Holsman Children's Therapy Center 15-01 Broadway Ste 14C Fair Lawn , NJ 07410 Phone: 201-351-1682 Email us
Newark, (Branch Brook) NJ Physical Therapy: 902 N. 5th St Suite C104, Newark, NJ 07107 Phone: 973 - 910-2300 Email us
Newark, (Broad Street) NJ Physical Therapy 1060 Broad St #Bsmt Newark , NJ 07102 Phone: 973-457-4232 Email us
Jersey City, NJ Physical Therapy 361 Montgomery St Jersey City , NJ 07302 Phone: 201-932-2656 Email us
Paterson, NJ Physical Therapy 764 Main St. Suite 401 Paterson, NJ 07503 Phone: 973-705-7255 Email us
New York Locations:
Bronx NY Physical Therapy - 817 E 180th St 817 E 180th St Bronx , NY 10460 Phone: 718-355-9652 Email us
Bronx NY Morris Park Physical Therapy - 799 Morris Park Ave 799 Morris Park Ave Bronx , NY 10462 Phone: 718-684-6300 Email us
Brooklyn NY Physical Therapy 423 Lincoln Pl Brooklyn , NY 11238-5499 Phone: 347-708-9701 Email us
Brooklyn NY Liberty Ave 1084 Liberty Ave Brooklyn, NY 11208 Phone: 347-586-0625 Email us