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movement disorders, parkinsons, ms, multiple sclerosis, restless leg syndrome, balance, fall risk, free admission, seminar, franklin rehabilitation, innovative health & fitness, franklin, milwaukee, workshopManaging Conditions that Affect Your Balance – FREE WORKSHOP

2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 17
inside The Lounge at Innovative Health & Fitness
8800 S 102nd St., Franklin, WI


Learn to manage life with – or care for someone living with – neurological conditions that can cause movement disorders.

What will be covered in the workshop:

  • The basics about chronic or temporary disorders that cause involuntary muscle actions (i.e., MS, Parkinson’s) which affect movement or balance.
  • How to daily manage or assist a loved one who lives with this type of condition.
  • Learn safety techniques, caregiver training and exercises to increase strength and
    encourage confidence.

This is an interactive seminar, so please dress appropriately. Free 10 minute screenings for those with movement disorders will be available after the presentation. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Register below:

FRANKLIN REHAB DONATES FOOD AND MORE THAN $400 TO LOCAL FOOD PANTRY

img_08881As part of our Thanksgiving food donation drive, patients and staff brought in non-perishable food items throughout the month of November. Those items were then matched by Franklin Rehab in monetary form. After the drive was completed, volunteers from Muskego Food Pantry picked up the items. In addition to several food items being donated, a check in the amount of $422 was also given to help with the cause.

FRANKLIN REHAB THERAPIST SPEAKS AT LOCAL MIDDLE SCHOOL

physical therapist discussion at local schoolFranklin Rehabilitation Physical Therapist Jessica Blievernicht spoke for Career Day at Forest Park Middle School in Franklin about what it’s like to be a Physical Therapist. The students, who were there because they expressed interest in the profession enthusiastically welcomed Jessica and were eager to hear about this potential career path. Nearly 35 students attended the event on Nov. 15, 2016. The area middle school holds the Career Cafe event monthly.