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Client Spotlight: Carolina Meadows Uses VSTBalance to Reduce Fall-risk

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Client Spotlight: Carolina Meadows Uses VSTBalance to Reduce Fall-risk

Carolina Meadows is a non-profit CCRC located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Listen to the podcast below as Michelle Marino, Wellness Coordinator, speaks on many of the engaging..

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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..

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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..

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Gait Analysis: Why is Step Length Important?

In part one, we defined cadence and gait speed and how they impact falls.  While these two variables have a high impact on fall risk, there are other variables that can be..

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Gait Quality: Reaching Functional Independence in Older Adults

Ever wonder why elderly people tend to fall more? How can a person's mobility impact their quality of life? As physical therapists, these are questions we try to answer for our..

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The Lifecycle of Senior Living: An Ecosystem of Care

With VSTAlert’s new senior living functionality, VirtuSense has created fall prevention that extends to all stages of senior care. By blending the long-term effects of VSTBalance..

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What is Fall Risk?

When we ask, “what is fallrisk,” we are asking how likely a person is to experience a fall.Everyone has fallen at one time or another, but those with lower fallrisk are more able..

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Five Exercises to Keep Seniors Strong in Colder Months

Chilly weather may make everyone want to hibernate until spring, but winter can be especially hard on older adults. Older bodies are less efficient at producing heat, and..

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Start 2022 with AI in your Healthcare Tools

It’s officially 2022! While we start a new year with new goals, it’s the perfect time to launch upgraded technology systems for your healthcare community. Artificial..

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“Squid Game” Christmas Tree Shows-Off AI Technology

During an office Christmas tree decorating contest, VirtuSense’s Engineers took their tree to the next level by programming an automated game of Red-Light, Green-Light as part of..

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