Our Office schedule while at Fall conferences

September 27, 2012

To all our clients:

Our offices will be closed between Thursday 9/27- Friday 10/5 while we are at Fall conferences. If your need is urgent, please contact us through our toll free number 877.299.STEP. Emails will be checked periodically.

Our offices will re-open on Monday 10/8, 7:30 am PT. We look forward to speaking with you then!

Steffani Dubats JD, Executive Director of Sales, 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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NEW Press Release from TodayinPT.com

September 23, 2012

                                                           

Second Step has been highlighted in the Fall issue of  Today in PT Product Market Place e-magazine, your online source for Physical Therapy CE, jobs, and news. Read the full press release at http://www.todayinpt.com/productmarketplace/

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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Follow us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Eugene-OR/Second-Step-Inc-Helping-People-Walk-Again/103792771475


Come see Second Step at the Brain Injury Association of Michigan conference!

September 20, 2012

Come see Second Step at the annual BIAMI conference Sept 27 & 28 2012

The purpose of this two-day conference is to provide state-of-the art information about brain injury treatment and therapies, which will foster maximal rehabilitation and a good quality of life. This conference is designed to benefit persons engaged in therapies with persons recovering from injury as well as caregivers and persons with brain injury. For registration information, refer to http://www.biami.org/attendees.htm.

Come visit Second Step at Booth S10 in the Lansing Center Exhibit Hall

September 27 & 28, 2012

 

Attendees will have opportunities for hands on access to the Gait Harness System II during conference hours.

 

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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Walking is more like catching than tapping

September 16, 2012

Walking is not an automated motor task

Research findings underscore the interconnectedness of gait and cognitive function, and indicate than even routine walking is a complex cognitive task that is associated with higher-level cognitive function. Walking  is not  a simple rhythmic task like tapping; rather, it is more associated with complex motor tasks like catching.

Read full article at http://resources.metapress.com/pdf-preview.axd?code=r6wvjl30776p7u20&size=largest

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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What your walk says about your mental function

September 10, 2012

Walking is a complex task that requires more than just moving the leg muscles. The link between cognitive function and
walking isn’t a new finding-researchers have been investigating it for the past 10 years or so. What is exciting about the research is that it is being taken to the next level. Researchers from Harvard Medical School  showed that specific aspects of gait were related to specific aspects of cognitive decline.

Read full article at http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/a-sluggish-unsteady-walk-might-signal-memory-problems-201207235047

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.

Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/walknews

Follow us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Eugene-OR/Second-Step-Inc-Helping-People-Walk-Again/103792771475


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