Bioness rehabilitation treatment the topic at CMH Lunch & Learn Jan. 20
Learn more about a new rehabilitation service provided by Colonial Springs Rehabilitation Clinic
Julie Edmonson, OT and Ken Schanda, PT, both of Colonial Springs Rehabilitation Clinic in Buffalo, will be the featured speakers at a free Lunch & Learn seminar hosted by Citizens Memorial Healthcare (CMH) Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the CMH Community Rooms.
Edmonson and Schanda will speak on Bioness electrical stimulation rehabilitation system, a new service provided by Colonial Springs Rehabilitation Clinic. Bioness targets weak muscle groups in patients who have suffered from a stroke, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), traumatic brain injury, incomplete spinal cord injury, Cerebral Palsy and other neurological disorders. Patients have experienced the following benefits with Bioness: improvement with foot drop; grasp and release objects using their hands; walking without a walker or a cane; decreased need for brace extremities; walking safely on uneven surfaces; and carrying objects with both hands.
The Lunch & Learn is offered free of charge and includes a light lunch. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To RSVP or for more information, contact the CMH Information Center at 417-328-6010 or 888-328-6010.
January 10, 2011