5 Common Misunderstandings About Speech Therapy


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Apr 23, 2019

Speech language pathology, or speech therapy, is often associated with young children learning to speak for the first time. However, there’s much more to speech therapy and the work of speech language pathologists (SLPs) than this initial association. In an effort to clear up some of the misunderstandings about this therapy and the help it […]

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Nothing to Be Ashamed Of: How Therapy Can Help With Incontinence


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Feb 22, 2019

Many older adults who struggle with incontinence don’t seek help because they are either too embarrassed by the condition, or they assume it is a normal part of aging. According to Dr. Savleen Juneja, Kendal at Lexington’s Director of Rehab, not only is incontinence nothing to be embarrassed about, but it also isn’t a normal […]

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Is Aquatic Therapy Right For You?


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Jan 22, 2019

If a care provider recently recommended aquatic therapy, it’s understandable that you may have a few questions. For instance, what are the benefits of aquatic therapy over regular “dry” therapy? What if you aren’t a strong swimmer? And is aquatic therapy really that effective? We spoke with Kendal at Lexington Director of Rehab, Dr. Savleen […]

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Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy: What It Is, How It Can Help, and How to Know If You Need It


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Jan 10, 2019

Have you been struggling with dizzy spells, light-headedness, disorientation or vertigo? If so, it’s time to talk to your health care provider. While it can be tempting to write episodes of dizziness or vertigo off as one-time events, it’s important to get this potential problem addressed as soon as possible. Not only could they be […]

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Back to Nature: Visit and Volunteer at the Boxerwood Nature Center


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Nov 29, 2018

What do volunteering and spending time in nature have in common? They’re both good for your health! Studies have found that volunteering could be a contributing factor to lower blood pressure and spending time in nature can lower stress and improve your overall happiness. Luckily, for Kendal at Lexington residents, there’s a way you can […]

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6 Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Fall Risk- KaLex Therapy News


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Aug 07, 2018

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of injury and deaths for older adults in America. This is supported by the sobering statistic that an older adults takes a fall approximately every second of every day. That’s why it should come as no surprise that many seniors list […]

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From Our Therapists: Living With Pain


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Jul 01, 2017

Pain is defined as physical suffering or discomfort caused by illness or injury. Pain is your body’s way of telling you something is wrong. More than 76 million people in the United States live with chronic pain. It is estimated that chronic pain costs $100 billion annually in the United States (health care expenses, lost […]

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