June Declared Cataract Awareness Month

This June, we have brought awareness to Alzheimer's disease and aphasia disorder. As we end the month, we'll close on cataract awareness. In the United States, more than 25 million Americans are estimated to have cataract. As the population in America continues to...

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Alzheimer’s: Know the Warning Signs

What is Alzheimer's Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. What Does Alzheimer’s Disease Look Like? Memory problems are...

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Aphasia Awareness Month

A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts (or ruptures). When that happens, part of the brain cannot get the blood (and oxygen) it needs, so it and brain cells die. Every year, about...

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Voice Disorder: What is it and How do we treat it?

WHAT IS VOICE? The sound of a person’s voice is produced when air passes over the vocal cords causing them to vibrate.  The quality and distinct sound of each person’s voice is shaped by the muscular changes of the throat, mouth and palate.  WHAT IS VOICE DISORDER?  A...

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Meet the Team: Florala Part II

Last week we met the Florala Office Manager and Outpatient Coordinator. Let's meet at our Therapists! Florala is one of Restore Outpatient's Physical Therapy-only facilities. These facilities do not offer Speech-Language/Audiology and Occupational Therapy Services....

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FEES in Outpatient: What is Dysphagia?

  Since March 20, 2020, each full-time and part-time Endoscopist has been placed in a facility that needed additional primary speech-language pathology coverage due to restrictions on travel between facilities. Several facilities currently have a Restore...

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Meet the Team: Florala Part I

Our Florala Outpatient office is located at 804 Elm Street in Florala, AL right behind the old hospital off of 5th  Ave. As of May 2020, our Florala team is  approaching their two year anniversary in their current location on Elm Street and are excited to continue...

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What is a Physical Therapist?

Physical Therapists (PTs) and Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) Physical therapists are movement experts who optimize quality of life through prescribed exercise, hands-on care, and patient education. After making a diagnosis, physical therapists create...

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Are you at risk of a fall?

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. 1/3 of the population over 65 falls each year and falls account for 25% of all hospital admissions and 40% of all nursing home admissions. Falls threaten seniors’ safety and independence...

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Low Vision

Here’s eye-opening news: Currently, 4.2 million Americans age 40 and older are visually impaired.   By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low...

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