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Health Care for the Elderly

As people get older, they tend to become less independent than they want to be due to physiological and other factors. Understanding the varied health needs of the elderly, HealthQuest, the leading rehabilitation center in Brooklyn, New York, provides comprehensive support and care to help older adults improve the quality of life. Our health care services for the elderly are tailored to help them manage their health and stay as active and as independent as possible. We also offer comprehensive support services and caregiver coaching for adult children.

Geriatric Care Services

Our competent team consists of geriatric specialists, pain management physicians, physical therapists, orthopedic surgeons and chiropractors dedicated to improving the health, mobility, and emotional well-being of your loved ones.

Based on an evaluation of the patient’s health and mobility issues, our geriatricians create a customized treatment plan that involves diagnosis, treatment and management of all age-related conditions such as osteoporosis, hip fractures, laceration, head trauma and musculoskeletal disorders.

Comprehensive

Pain Management for the Elderly

With a thorough review of patient’s medical history, physical examination and laboratory reports, our pain management physicians identify the true cause of pain and provide appropriate treatment to control pain. We combine pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches to manage chronic as well as acute pain in the elderly. Our pain management interventions include:

  • TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
  • Nerve blocks
  • Acetaminophen
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Anti-convulsants and tricyclic antidepressants
  • Physical therapy
  • Exercise programs
  • Cold/heat treatments

We Help Your Loved Ones Maintain Function and Mobility

Falls are often the major cause of hip fractures and injuries among older adults. Our slip/fall prevention program, adhered to the guidelines of the American Geriatric Society is ideal to prevent falls, enhance independence and improve mobility, strength and walking speed in the elderly. This balance program involves identifying the physical and environment factors that cause falls and modifying these factors to prevent falls. The program involves:

  • Biodex Isokinetic testing and exercise
  • Gait testing and training
  • Dynamic balance testing and training
  • Home safety tips to eliminate fall risks at home

We also provide necessary support and education for adult children to look after their aging parents.

Dial 718-769-2521 or send an email to info@hqbk.com to find more about our healthcare services for the elderly.