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Physical Therapy Clinic to offer free 8-week falls prevention class

Do you know someone who has concerns about falling or has sustained a fall? The Physical Therapy Clinic is now enrolling individuals 60 and older for 'A Matter of Balance', an 8-week evidence-based program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels among older adults. The class will begin March 11 and will meet for two hours each Wednesday until April 29. Class size is limited and there is no charge for this class. If you would like to register, please contact Adriana at (269) 387-7223.

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Physical Therapy Clinic offering free falls risk assessments

The Physical Therapy Clinic at the Western Michigan University Unified Clinics is currently looking for individuals ages 6 and over to participate in a research study to assess balance and falls risk. During the initial appointment, clinicians will perform physical assessments, cognitive testing and a series of fall risk tests. This is a free service. If you or someone you know is interested in participating, please contact the Unified Clinics at (269) 387-7223.

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Speech-Language Pathology students advocate for Huntington's disease

Two undergraduate Speech Pathology and Audiology (SPPA) students from Western Michigan University recently volunteered at a fundraiser to support Huntington’s disease. Hannah Cluley and Cassidy Eastman attended the Battle Creek/Kalamazoo Team Hope Walk on October 6th.

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Vision Clinic purchases equipment for improved patient eye care

The Western Michigan University Vision Rehabilitation Clinic has recently purchased state-of-the-art eye testing equipment to enhance patients’ experiences.  By acquiring the latest technological eye testing equipment, the clinic continues to provide the best quality services for eye health needs. In early 2019, the clinic purchased the Ocular Health Tomography and the Optos Daytona plus.