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I couldn't live without ... HydroWorx's therapy pool

I couldn't live without ... HydroWorx's therapy pool

It's not hard to get seniors into the water to perform aquatic therapy with the HydroWorx therapy pool at her facility, says Katie O'Shea, PT, DPT, GCS, MBA, the rehabilitation program manager and master clinician at PowerBack Rehabilitation in New Jersey.

Fear not. Anxiety over falling can lead to more falls, researchers find

An elderly person's fear of falling can actually exacerbate underlying physical conditions, creating a "vicious circle," which could lead to a greater risk of falling, according to a new report.