September 2013 eNewsletter

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The crisp fall air helps to put a spring in our steps and get us up and moving. For many of your clients though, the cooler air brings scary thoughts of slips and falls and other injuries, which prevents them from enjoying their lives fully.

Amramp is dedicated to helping folks with mobility challenges live fuller lives. With that, we're bringing you some more great insights from authors and experts to help you and your clients live life safely, maintaining their independence and coping with emotional changes.

In this Issue - September 2013

Eat Until You’re Full? Yes, You Can

Want to eat until you are full without counting calories or worrying about portion size?

A whole food, plant-based diet is the key, especially for people facing mobility challenges, says New York Times bestseller contributing author of Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health.

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12 steps to prevent debilitating slips and falls

Take These Steps to Prevent a Tumble

Is it possible to make a living space 100% risk-free? No, but there are definite steps that you can recommend to your patients and their loved ones or caretakers to help make homes safer and decrease the risk of falling. Some changes are quick, easy, and inexpensive, while others require more investment of time and money.

Some ideas to consider …

Identifying OCD and understanding how sufferers think.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder signs physical therapists, occupational therapists and medical case managers may see and how overcome OCD.

What is OCD or obsessive-compulsive disorder? Perhaps you are working with clients – or colleagues – who seem OCD. Often the term is bandied about, but Harvard Medical School lecturer Leslie J. Shapiro, LICSW, gives us a glimpse of how an OCD-sufferer thinks. And what you can do to help …

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