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Let’s Clear the Fog Surrounding Vertigo

One in three adults experiences dizziness and balance issues that in most cases, can be treatable with Physical Therapy. Many body systems including your muscles, bones, joints, eyes, the balance organ in the inner ear, nerves, heart and blood vessels must work normally for you to have normal balance. When these systems aren’t functioning well, …

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Therm-X: Next Generation of Hot/Cold Treatment For Athletes & Patients

For athletic trainers and sports therapists who want the latest technology for their athletes and patients, the use of cold and heat has a new high-tech option. WESTARM Physical Therapy, a trusted leader in physical therapy for nearly 40 years, has partnered with Zenith Technical Innovations to provide Therm-X, an all-in-one portable device that provides …

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Free Hip and Knee Lecture Set To Take Place In Leechburg

Experienced orthopeadic surgeon Dr. Eric Evans from Greater Pittsburgh Orthopeadic Group (GPOA) is teaming up with WESTARM Physical Therapy to give a free lecture to local residents of the Alle-Kiski Valley and it’s surrounding communities who are considering hip or knee replacement. The lecture is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m Tuesday, November 16th …

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Leader Times’ Report on Shoulder Lecture at Kittanning Facility

Nathan Formaini, DO – ACMH Hospital Kelsey Cushey, DPT – Kittanning Facility Director Experienced shoulder surgeon Dr. Nathan Formaini from ACMH Hospital is teaming up with WESTARM Physical Therapy to give a free lecture to residents of Kittanning, and surrounding Armstrong County communities who are considering shoulder surgery. The lecture is scheduled to take place …

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Why Occupational Therapists Make Great Certified Hand Therapists

Hand Therapy typically addresses the biomechanical issues underlying upper-extremity conditions. However, Occupational Therapy practitioners differ from Hand Therapists by bringing an added dimension to this specialty practice. They use an occupation-based and patient-centered approach that identifies the participation needs of the patient—whatever he or she needs to be able to do in daily life that …

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Return of the Community Lecture Series: Fall 2021

We are looking forward to the return of our Community Lecture Series – totally free presentations by local Physicians and Physical Therapists to provide education to community members on topics such as knee and hip replacement surgeries, shoulder pain issues, and vertigo and balance issues. These lectures are a perfect opportunity to discuss your therapy …

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WESTARM Home Health and Kittanning Facility win “Best of the Best” Awards

Each year, the readers of The Leader Times, the local newspaper of the Kittanning area, vote to award local business as the “Best of the Best”. WESTARM Home Health services patients in their homes in Skilled Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Home Health Aides. Our staff is very proud to have been awarded …

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Neurological Rehabilitation At WESTARM

In people of any age, injuries and illnesses can weaken our main control and regulatory system in our body – the nervous system. An impaired nervous system, in turn, can negatively affect one’s mobility and ability to perform simple daily tasks. Research shows that the affected patient may greatly benefit from physical therapy, occupational therapy, …

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WESTARM Home Health Receives top tier Highmark Quality Ranking

Thursday, March 27, 2021 – WESTARM Home Health has reported their latest Highmark Health and Community Services Score information with our patients. Home Health Agencies and Skilled Nursing Facilities in Pennsylvania are measured quarterly by Highmark using robust standards to ensure a strong quality of care is being provided across the state. The purpose of …

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WESTARM announces the hiring of two new clinical therapists

Thursday, March 18, 2021 – WESTARM Physical Therapy is excited to announce the hiring of two new clinical staff members, Carlie Klanica, MOTR/L, and Madison Leiser, DPT. Carlie Klanica is a graduate of Chatham University with a masters in Occupational Therapy and previous employee of Excela Health. A Greensburg native, she spent time as a …

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