Published Date: 10 - 02 - 2018
Risks Associated with Opioid Use in Older Adults
Older adults prescribed an opioid pain medication often are not given critical information about how to safely use the drug. This includes an understanding of the risks, side effects and proper disposal of leftover pills. Read More.
Published Date: 09 - 04 - 2018
PT for Older Adults and Fall-Related ED Visits
A new study shows that older adults receiving physical therapy are at a lower risk for an emergency department (ED) visit for a fall-related injury. Studies have in the past shown that older adults who follow special PT or exercise routines after a fall can reduce the risk of future falls. Falls are the leading cause of illness and death among Americans aged 65 and older. Read More.
Published Date: 08 - 09 - 2018
Cycling to Protect the Immune System - New Study
A new study shows how cycling and other exercise for older adults can actually protect the immune system. This study highlights the beneficial impact of physical activity on adaptive immune function in old age. Read More.
Published Date: 07 - 03 - 2018
Mindful Movement - New Study
An interesting study about how to receive even greater benefits when taking your next walk. Being more mindful of your breathing and surroundings may help lower stress and anxiety. Read More.
Published Date: 06 - 01 - 2018
Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain - New Study
A new study shows additional benefits to receiving physical therapy for low back pain (LBP) as a first-line approach. Beyond its effectiveness as a treatment for the pain itself, it can save money and dramatically reduce the chance of receiving an opioid prescription.
Published Date: 05 - 08 - 2018
Satellite Clinic Growth
While our popular Central Clinic is located in Golden Valley, MN, we are also experiencing tremendous growth in our Satellite Clinics. These clinics are located in select Assisted Living communities. It's a great opportunity to bring outpatient and physiatry services on-site to residents and local community members.
Published Date: 04 - 01 - 2018
MDA Muscle Walk 2018
Join Team LRG on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the MDA Muscle Walk! We're walking with others in the fight against Muscular Dystrophy, ALS, and other muscle disorders. We're proud to once again be a sponsor of this great event. Register or donate today.
Published Date: 02 - 27 - 2018
ProgressPlus Wellness Program
We recently introduced ProgressPlus, a new wellness program in response to the many requests we received from people who wanted to work one-on-one with one of our licensed physical or occupational therapists on a private pay basis. With ProgressPlus we prepare an individualized exercise plan customized to a client's personal fitness goals and abilities. For more information, call us at 763.267.6654.
Published Date: 02 - 02 - 2018
New LRG Ergonomics & Safety Program Announced
We're partnering with local businesses to maximize their most valuable asset -- their employees. Our new LRG Ergonomics & Safety program offers comprehensive ergonomic evaluations to identify efficiency and work process improvements that will save money and create an even healthier environment for workers. Proper ergonomics inspires a stronger culture focused on safety and well-being while taking care of the bottom line.
Published Date: 11 - 27 - 2017
Occupational Therapy Expanding
Quality of life is so important. More and more individuals are finding tremendous benefit from our Occupational Therapy Services. We can improve function, make daily activities and tasks more manageable, and build a treatment plan around the goals that are important to you. For a FREE screen, call us today at 763.267.6654.
Published Date: 10 - 05 - 2017
November 16th TwinWest Business Showcase Scheduled
As a member of the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce, Legacy Rehabilitation Group will hold an open house on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 11:30am - 12:30pm for area businesses. TwinWest members will enjoy a catered lunch and have a chance to win some great prizes! If you're unable to attend, call to schedule a personal tour at 763.267.6654 or take a virtual tour available on our homepage.
Published Date: 09 - 11 - 2017
Balance Screens at Highview Hills
We were at Highview Hills in Lakeville on Monday, September 11 (as part of their resident association meeting) to conduct balance screens, introduce our team of therapists who provide services to residents at that community, answer questions and hear feedback from residents receiving our outpatient therapy services. Thank you for allowing us to be part of your wonderful community.
Published Date: 08 - 11 - 2017
Block Party at Meadow Ridge Senior Living
Legacy Rehabilitation Group attended the Meadow Ridge Senior Living Block Party yesterday, alongside other preferred providers of the Complete Care Group. We enjoyed great music, great people, and even some fun minnow races!
Published Date: 07 - 18 - 2017
2017 Senior Gadget Fair
Another great year at the 2017 Gadget Fair! We saw many interesting gadgets for seniors that make mobility, communication, driving, cooking, and other everyday tasks easier. Thanks to Autumn Woods of St. Anthony and Northeast Senior Services, Inc. for hosting!
Published Date: 05 - 19 - 2017
Successful Open House at the Central Clinic
Thank you to everyone who braved the weather and made it out to our Central Clinic’s Open House yesterday! It was great to see many new and familiar faces in the room – ones we hope to see again soon!
Published Date: 05 - 12 - 2017
Walker Methodist Highview Hills Silent Auction
Stop by the Walker Methodist Highview Hills silent auction from May 12 - 22 and you could be the lucky bidder who brings home a Wine and Cheese Gift Basket donated by Legacy Rehabilitation Group! Funds raised from the silent auction will be used to benefit the residents of this senior living community.
The gift basket includes two bottles of wine (white and red), a handmade crocheted bottle carrier, a cutting and serving board with forks and knives, five bottle toppers, an electric bottle opener, and several varieties of cheese to sample.
Walker Methodist Highview Hills is located at:
20150 Highview Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044
Published Date: 05 - 01 - 2017
Run the Valley 2017
Legacy Rehabilitation Group was proud to be a Silver sponsor of Golden Valley's 23rd Annual Run the Valley on April 29, 2017. The race was headquartered outside of Davis Community Center at Meadowbrook School and extended throughout nearby residential areas of Golden Valley. As one of the main fundraisers for the Golden Valley Human Services Fund, all proceeds from Run the Valley benefit nonprofits serving Golden Valley residents in need.
For 2017, the Golden Valley Human Services Fund allocated $60,000 to 12 local human service organizations. To learn more about these local human service organizations, please visit the GVHSF's fund allocations webpage.
Published Date: 04 - 27 - 2017
Upcoming Central Clinic Open House
Welcoming all physicians, patients, and families to join us at our central clinic in Golden Valley for our very first Open House on Wednesday, May 17 from 3:30 - 6:30pm. Stop by for a few minutes to meet our team, tour the clinic, and enjoy some food, refreshments, and raffle prizes!
To RSVP, email Denise@legacyrehab.org or call 763.267.6654.
Published Date: 03 - 21 - 2017
MDA Muscle Walk
Join Team LRG in the fight against Muscular Dystrophy, ALS, and other muscle disorders! We will be sponsoring the MDA Muscle Walk of the Twin Cities on Saturday, May 6. Register or Donate today to TEAM LRG.
Published Date: 03 - 16 - 2017
Wanda's Story: A Patient's Testimonial
After experiencing a fall late in the summer of 2016, Wanda wasn’t so sure about the shoulder surgery that her orthopedist recommended. But after spending time working with her therapist at Legacy Rehabilitation Group, surgery was out of the question. Watch Wanda’s success story and how physical therapy improved her health. Be sure to "Like" and "Follow" us on Facebook to stay up to date on all of the great outcomes we are seeing at Legacy Rehabilitation Group!
Published Date: 03 - 09 - 2017
Facility in the Spotlight
We use the Solo-Step tracking and harnessing system to provide safe gait training treatments in our Golden Valley clinic. Our company and Director of the Central Clinic, Mary Beth, were recently featured by Solo-Step Fall Protection for Rehab in their Facility in The Spotlight! Read the article --> http://solostep.com/facility-spotlight-legacy-rehabilitati…/
Published Date: 02 - 22 - 2017
Successful CEU Event
We had over 20 clinicians attend our Continuing Education event, "Maintain Balance: Fall Prevention in Aging Adults" with our own Mary Beth Zabel, PT, DPT. Thank you to all those who attended and to Meadow Ridge Senior Living.
Published Date: 02 - 09 - 2017
Maintain Balance CEU
Mark your Calendars for Wednesday, February 22 at 7:30am to join us at Meadow Ridge Senior Living for a Continuing Education event! Physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, and social workers can all receive credit for attending "Maintain Balance", presented by Mary Beth Zabel, PT, DPT. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your spot!
Published Date: 12 - 07 - 2016
CEU at Our Central Clinic
We had a packed house in our Golden Valley clinic today as we welcomed Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics in for a Continuing Education session on the topic of Spinal Orthoses. Nurses, Social Workers, Physical and Occupational Therapists who attended were able to see and touch various types of braces and gain insight into how and why each type is used. Thank you to our speakers for providing such a wonderful, hands-on educational experience!
Published Date: 10 - 21 - 2016
Lymphedema CEU Event
This morning, Derek Johnson and Matt Waffensmith of Legacy Rehabilitation Group co-presented “Basic Principles of Lymphedema” to clinicians at The Legacy of St. Anthony. We enjoyed a scrumptious breakfast before delving into the etiology and treatments of lymphedema, a condition that affects millions of Americans. Thank you to The Legacy of St. Anthony for hosting this wonderful event!
Published Date: 10 - 20 - 2016
Chardon Court Meet & Greet
Legacy Rehabilitation Group joined the Complete Care Group on Thursday to meet with residents of Chardon Court Apartments in New Hope, MN, just miles up the road from our central clinic. We enjoyed seeing people so dedicated to staying as healthy and independent as possible. Thank you to Chardon Court Apartments and the Complete Care Group for inviting us to this great event!
Published Date: 07 - 21 - 2016
Legacy Rehabilitation Group participated in the Gadget Fair on Thursday, July 21, organized by the NE Seniors. We had a blast meeting with local community seniors and their families along with handing out Jar Openers, Home Exercise programs, and “5 Tips for Preventing Falls”. Thank you to Legacy of St. Anthony for hosting this fun event that promotes independence in aging adults!
Published Date: 06 - 01 - 2016
NEW SATELLITE CLINIC
We are very excited to announce the opening of our NEW satellite clinic! Located on the lower level of the Legacy of St. Anthony, therapists will be able to offer research-backed, customized care to patients in a newly renovated gym space and private treatment room. We are looking forward to providing our services to residents of The Legacy of St. Anthony and local community members alike.
Published Date: 05 - 26 - 2016
Education Session: Falls/Balance at Meadow Ridge
Mary Beth, our Outpatient Clinic Director, met with residents of Meadow Ridge Senior Living to discuss fall prevention and provide free balance screens. Building balance and strength is crucial to preventing falls – and maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle. Thank you to the residents of Meadow Ridge Senior Living for your participation and commitment to staying active!
Published Date: 05 - 12 - 2016
COMPLETE CARE GROUP PROVIDER EVENT
Legacy Rehabilitation Group is proud to be a preferred provider for Complete Care Group, a non-profit organization that helps bring needed services to senior communities across the Twin Cities Metro Area. After attending the Annual Provider Event, we are excited to continue in collaboration with all the exceptional healthcare organizations working in the Complete Care Group.
Published Date: 05 - 04 - 2016
EDUCATIONAL SESSION: EXERCISE IN OLDER ADULTS
Our Administrator, Matt, guided a group of Assisted Living residents through an array of exercises to help promote strength and balance. As we learned in this session, there are 3 things every person should work on: building strength to promote balance, stretching to increase flexibility, and cardio to improve endurance. In older adults, cardio could simply be getting up and walking.
Published Date: 04 - 05 - 2016
UW - LA CROSSE CAREER FAIR
Legacy Rehabilitation Group attended a career fair at University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. We enjoyed talking with students who were enthusiastic about starting their career in the world of rehabilitation. We are passionate about providing a learning environment in our clinics, and encourage students to consider an internship with Legacy Rehabilitation Group.
Published Date: 03 - 23 - 2016
Brittany, one of our physical therapy clinicians pitched in at local Assisted Living community to provide group exercise classes to older adults. It is beneficial for people of all ages to exercise, and it’s best when we can have fun doing it!
Published Date: 02 - 15 - 2016
We’re CORF certified! Legacy Rehabilitation Group is now a Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility. This accomplishment validates our commitment to providing the best care to our patients through collaboration and research-based treatments.
Published Date: 01 - 28 - 2016
Legacy Rehabilitation Group passed its first state survey with zero deficiencies, paving the way for us to become Medicare/Medicaid certified! We are very excited to be able to provide outpatient therapy covered by these two major insurances.
Published Date: 10 - 18 - 2015
FLU-SHOT CLINIC & HEALTH FAIR
Legacy Rehabilitation Group conducted a Flu-Shot Clinic & Health Fair at The Rivers community in Burnsville, MN. We also enjoyed performing balance assessments and meeting the friendly residents at The Rivers!
Published Date: 10 - 05 - 2015
OUTPATIENT CLINIC OPENS
We are very excited to open the doors to our outpatient therapy clinic located in Golden Valley, Minnesota.
Published Date: 09 - 02 - 2015
THE RIVERS MEET AND GREET
Matt and Derek from Legacy Rehabilitation Group held a Meet & Greet at The Rivers in Burnsville during a social hour. We are looking forward to working with The Rivers community and providing top-notch therapy services!