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Aegis Therapies White Papers
Freedom Through Functionality program decreases pain,
increases function - Aegis Therapies developed Freedom Through
Functionality (FTF), a unique machine-based strength-building
program that has been found to be highly effective in helping
patients manage complex medical conditions such as acute and
Treating pain through Geriatric Enhanced Modalities
(GEM) - Aegis Therapies utilizes a specially designed
proprietary treatment program called Geriatric Enhanced Modalities
(GEM) that helps reduce acute and chronic pain.
Therapy Using Freedom Through Functionality (FTF) Results
in Better Recovery for Dementia Patients - Aegis Therapies has
developed a strengthening program called Freedom Through
Functionality (FTF) for use in its rehab programs and for treatment
of the senior dementia patient.
Geriatric Enhanced Modalities results in better
bladder control - Aegis Therapies utilizes a specially
designed proprietary treatment program, called Geriatric
Enhanced Modalities (GEM) to improve range of motion at specific
joints, reduce pain and edema, treat wounds, improve muscle
strength and treat incontinence.
Advantages of Aegis Orthopedic Centers of Excellence
compared to IRF - Aegis Rehab Outcomes indicate that Aegis OCE
patients are just as likely to return home after therapy as
patients treated in an inpatient rehab facility (IRF).
Therapy using FTF results in better recovery for stroke
victims - Aegis Therapies utilizes a specially designed
proprietary strength-building program, called Freedom Through
Functionality (FTF), which has been shown to improve recovery in
Therapy that uses Geriatric Enhanced Modalities (GEM)
results in better feeding abilities - GEM is designed to
address feeding issues as well as falls, pressure ulcers,
incontinence, contractures, pain, residual problems following
stroke, weakness and swelling.
Therapy using FTF results in better recovery of swallowing
ability - Aegis Rehab Outcomes show that patients treated for
swallowing problems in facilities with the FTF program during 2009
experienced much greater recovery of their ability to
Rehab Program Fact Sheets
You Can Count On (104kb) - Learn how Aegis objectively measures
patients' improvements with Aegis Rehab Outcomes and provides you
with an easy means of following up with referral sources.
Reduce the Risk of Falls (80kb) - Aegis Therapies'
Balance Management Program helps identify at-risk patients and
improves resident safety.
Continence Management (64kb) - Learn how a combination
of exercises for the hip, abdomen and pelvic floor muscles can
greatly reduce problems with urinary incontinence.
Managing Dementia (68kb) - Learn how Aegis therapists
focus on a patient's strengths in order to develop a program that
allows the patient to function at his or her best ability.
The Benefits of Staying Active (68kb) - Our
strength-building program, Freedom Through Functionality, helps
seniors increase independence and functionality.
Enjoying Better Mobility (80kb) - Aegis'
Geriatric Enhanced Modalities program may help patients enjoy
better mobility, less pain, greater joint flexibility, faster
recovery, earlier discharge from therapy and an enhanced quality
Managing Chronic Pain (64kb) - Aegis' Pain Management
Program is designed to reduce the devastating impact of chronic
pain and help patients resume life that is as normal and pain-free
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