Rearch confirms: exercise helps long term cancer recovery

April 19, 2014

WP POST 2014 exercise after cancerResearch confirms exercise for cancer patients leads to longer life, with less recurrence.

For full article, see: http://www.webmd.com/cancer/features/exercise-for-cancer-patients?page=3

David Dubats, Founder, Second Step, Inc.

Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month: Does exercise impact PD?

April 13, 2014

MaryAnnRegular exercise or physical therapy is crucial for:

  • Maintaining and improving mobility, flexibility, balance, range of motion
  • Easing PD’s secondary symptoms such as depression and constipation

Researchers believe that in addition to helping with movement, exercise may influence the progression of Parkinson’s disease. But can it change the brain, and might these changes make an impact on PD symptoms? Yes. Learn more

Research also proves there is a strong link between walking ability and mental function. Find out more

David Dubats, Founder, Second Step, Inc.

Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.

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MRDD Awareness: Be physically active every day

April 6, 2014

JimThe CDC recommends people with disabilities follow regular physical activity guidelines that are important for everyone.

To be healthy, all adults should be physically active 30 minutes a day, at least 5 days each week. All children should be active for 60 minutes a day, at least 5 days each week. Read complete details

David Dubats, Founder, Second Step, Inc.

Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.

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Brain Injury Awareness Month: Facts and Figures

March 30, 2014

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Causes of TBI   Falls continued to be the leading cause of TBI (35.2%) in the United States, followed by motor vehicle-traffic accidents.  Read more

  • Approximately 18% of all TBI-related emergency department visits involved children aged 0 to 4 years
  • Approximately 22% of all TBI-related hospitalizations involved adults aged 75 years and older
  • Males are more often diagnosed with a TBI (59%)

David Dubats, Founder, Second Step, Inc.

Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.

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Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month: The Value of Exercise

March 23, 2014

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There is now good evidence that MS exercise improves fitness and function in mild MS and maintains function for people with moderate to severe disability.

Exercise has been shown to be helpful in reducing inflammation associated with MS. There is strong evidence that exercise therapy, including aerobic exercise and resistance training, improves muscle power function, exercise tolerance functions and mobility-related activities such as walking in people with significant disability.

Walking distances has been shown to be beneficial; 20-30 minutes, 5 times a week, preferably outdoors (where sun exposure can simultaneously be optimized). Read more  http://www.overcomingmultiplesclerosis.org/Recovery-Program/Program-Overview/ .

David Dubats, Founder, Second Step, Inc.

Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.

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25th Anniversary ~ March 2014 Sale

March 16, 2014

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25th Anniversary SALE
Save 25% on your Gait Harness System,  month of March 2014 only

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Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.

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Take steps to stand and walk again today

March 9, 2014

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Find out which Gait Harness System® is right for you or your clients. Call us toll free 877.299.STEP for details.

David Dubats, Founder, Second Step, Inc.

Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.

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