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Ketchum rehabs at Life Care of Colorado Springs after knee replacement

Silvia Ketchum on the AlterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill® with Catherine Knight and Gary Opincarne, physical therapist assistants

When Silvia Ketchum had a total knee replacement, she chose to do her rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Ketchum arrived on Sept. 9, 2017. When she started her therapy program, she needed extensive assistance with walking, bed mobility, bathing, getting dressed, balancing while standing and transferring from one surface to another...

Life Care Center of Colorado Springs associates clean patient’s home

Cleaning supplies

Associates and volunteers at Life Care Center of Colorado Springs, Colorado, recently went far beyond their daily duties to help a patient return home safely.

The resident had completed his rehabilitation program and was independent enough to go home, but there was a problem. During the home evaluation, the therapy team had discovered that the resident was a hoarder.

Alvarez certified in geriatric physical therapy

Sean Alvarez, physical therapist

Sean Alvarez, a physical therapist here at Life Care Center of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is now a certified specialist in geriatric physical therapy.

Alvarez, who has worked for us since 2013, earned this specialty in August 2015 from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He has been a PT for 24 years, much of which has been spent serving the geriatric population.