4 Balance Exercises to Keep You Steady on Your Feet

When you are young, you can walk confidently just about anywhere without much thought – such as on an uneven sidewalk – or while chatting at the same time. As you get older, just glancing sideways a store window while strolling can make you wobble – and fall. Here is what’s going on… and some…

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Reflecting on Independence Day

Written by: Yaffa Liebermann PT,GCS,CEO and Eli Liebermann, President, PhD, MBA Independence Day commemorates the victory that we had over the British rule, and made us independent. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone at Prime Rehabilitation Services that helped patients regain their health back providing them the freedom to live their…

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Age Defying Moves to Keep You Active (Part 1 – Upper Extremities)

Physical therapy (PT) exercises you can do at home help your body retain youthful vigor. How? By improving posture, balance, flexibility and strength. The anti-aging moves below are quick and simple and require no equipment. For seated exercises, sit in a straight-backed chair, feet flat on floor and hip-width apart. All exercises: To do a…

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Prime Rehabilitation Service’s Success Stories

Written by: Dritar Odza, OTR/L and Mark Mangam, PTA Jeff is a 55 year old male who sustained a traumatic fall at home resulting in intracranial bleed. He was admitted to our facility on 4/2/2020 and was dependent for transfers, activities of daily living and unable to walk. He was experiencing symptoms of depression and…

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Covid-19 Mother’s Day – Children caring for their mothers

Written by: Yaffa Liebermann, PT, GCS, CEO Usually during Mother’s Day, we write about how important mothers are in the lives of their children and what a great job they did raising them to be responsible & kind. This Mother’s Day has a twist. The roles seem to be reversed in many relationships. The (now…

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April is OT Month

Every year in the month of April, Prime Rehabilitation Services and Mobile Therapy Services, take the time to celebrate Occupational Therapists and how they change lives. Although, every year is important – this year is a very unique year as we acknowledge our Occupational Therapists (essential workers) who provide much-needed therapy during a patient’s recovery…

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More Time Is Something We All Wish For

More time is something we all wish for.  Every four years we are lucky enough to be blessed with an extra day in our calendar.  On Saturday, February 29, 2020, we will be given a full 24 hours to “make up for lost time.” Leap year gives us an extra opportunity to be grateful for…

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Honoring The Significance of Black History Month

Written By: Vanessa Cardenas, COO Our nation’s Black History Month is celebrated and remains a reminder of great African American pioneers, activists, and inventors who overcame obstacles to accomplish extraordinary feats through their discoveries, experiences, and contributions. It is through Black History Month that we are able to listen and engage in the stories to…

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Happy Holidays From Prime Rehab

The holidays are a time to focus on the most important aspects of life. We take time out to be with family, share gifts and give to those less fortunate. Whether intentional or not, feelings of gratitude are often woven throughout these annual traditions and can impact our health in a positive way. We know…

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How To Walk On Ice

With the wicked weather, many are already slipping on the ice this winter; here are a few tips to help minimize your risk of falling on the ice.  Remember to walk like a Penguin (even add the Bangles tune to it if need be). Keep your weight forward and on your front foot Keep your…

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