VirtuSense Insights: Fall Prevention
VSTBalance Helps Older Adult Get Back on the Golf Course
VirtuSense Partners with K&B Underwriters
We are excited to announce a new partnership between VirtuSense Technologies and K&B Underwriters. On September 1st, 2022, K&B launched their new CareAgents program for post-acute..
VSTBalance: Through the Eyes of a Therapist
What do therapists think about VirtuSense’s fall-risk assessment solution, VSTBalance? Some accept this innovative technology with open arms, while others are hesitant. Why is..
Surveying Fall Prevention Innovation: Fall Prevention Week 2022
This National Fall Prevention Awareness Week, we wanted to hear from the acute healthcare community on fall prevention trends. After the results were tallied, it’s clear to say..
Falls and Your Five Star Rating
A fall affects not only the resident who experiences it, but your staff who helps them recover from it, their family members who hear about it, and your quality metrics that..
The Importance of Lower Body Strength as We Age
There are three officially recognized systems that contribute to a person's balance and fall risk. They consist of our vision (what we see and our orientation to the horizon),..
5 Times Sit-to-Stand: A Predictor for Fall Risk
The Five Time Sit-to-Stand Test or 5XSTS is a geriatric standardized testing tool developed to assess specific sit-to-stand transfers and lower extremity strength. It has the..
Clinical Significance of the TUG Assessment
TUG or Timed Up and Go is a standardized screening tool designed to measure the mobility and fall risk of older adults. It was originally introduced as the “get up and go” in 1986..