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Optimizing Mobility

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Overview

This session focuses on mobility devices and medications that may improve mobility. After this session, you should be able to:
  • Describe when and why using mobility equipment might be helpful
  • Describe types of mobility equipment
  • Understand barriers to using mobility equipment
  • Identify medications that can improving walking speed and leg strength, reduce spasticity and improve gait

Instructions

  1. Download course materials: Handout Week 3 and Basics of Body Mechanics.
  2. Watch the Optimizing Mobility lesson. 

  3. To optimize the benefits from this program, we encourage you to participate in the Building Better Balance Exercise Program at least 3-4 times per week.
Optimizing Mobility

Optimizing Mobility

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