Free balance screening: maintain your independence

Free balance screening: maintain your independence

Are you at risk of a fall? Have you been experiencing dizziness or difficulties with everyday activities? Are you struggling with stairs? Do you have difficulty walking? Have you fallen in the last 6 months? Do you have difficulty rising from a chair?

If you answered yes to any of these, we can help.

Maintain your Independence

Physical Therapy can be an effective tool in improving balance and reducing fall risk at any age.We can help you assess your fall risk and any issues with everyday function.

Allied Services is offering free balance screenings at many of their conveniently located Rehab Centers. 

At your balance screening, our experienced physical therapists will assess your function and balance, and make recommendations to help you stay active, safe, and independent. Based on the results of your balance screening, we can improve your strength, mobility, and balance, and make recommendations to make your home safer. Our free balance screenings take just 30 minutes and are conducted in a safe, welcoming environment.

Call to schedule a free Balance Screen

Scheduling is easy. Simply call Jane at 570-830-8982 to learn more and to schedule an appointment. Balance screens are free and available for all adults at the following Rehab Centers 

Benefits of Physical Therapy 

Did you know that Physical Therapy has treatment strategies that can lessen these risk factors for falls and improve independence and safety at home and in the community? Dependent upon the patient specific risk factors, treatment and strategies may include the following:

  • Ambulation and stairclimbing training, including recommendations for assistive devices and orthoses
  • Transfer training
  • Strengthening and ROM exercises
  • Manual therapy to improve ROM
  • Postural control and core strengthening
  • Balance training on varying surfaces
  • Vestibular rehabilitation, when indicated
  • Conditioning activities
  • Recommendations for ambulation assistive devices, lower extremity orthoses and home modifications, to improve independence and safety

Fall Prevention Program at Allied Services

Falls are the leading cause of injury and accidental death in adults over the age of 65. Even the smallest reduction in problem areas can impact safety and quality of life by reducing fall risk. Occupational and Physical Therapy can help reduce fall risk.

Learn more about the Fall Prevention Program