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Moore regains balance with rehab at Life Care Center of Kansas City

Eloise Moore (center, black suit) with member of her care team

Eloise Moore recently needed help to balance steadily on her feet.

Moore had metabolic encephalopathy, an imbalance of chemicals in the blood that affect the brain. She came to Life Care Center of Kansas City, Kansas, on Feb. 27, 2019, at a high fall risk, demonstrating some confusion and quite a bit of weakness...

Life Care Center of Kansas City helps resident recover after hip replacement

Left to right: Zach Hershberger, doctor of physical therapy student; David Gelushia; Dennis Riley, social services director; Phillips Palatas, physical therapist assistant student; and Narendra Saraf, director of Rehab

In August 2018, David Gelushia underwent hip replacement surgery after he fractured his left hip.

Following his surgery, Gelushia could not walk, balance or even get out of bed without complete assistance...

Life Care Center of Kansas City helps Smith recover from infection

Left to right: Erika Miller, physical therapist assistant student; Maudine Smith; Aimee Felix, occupational therapist assistant; and Narendra Saraf, director of rehab

With a diagnosis of cellulitis, a skin infection, on her left leg and a history of falls, Kansas City resident Maudine Smith began rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Kansas City, Kansas, on May 4, 2018.

When Smith arrived, she was unable to take care of herself. She needed moderate assistance with bathing, dressing and bed mobility...

Stroke patient regains independence at Life Care Center of Kansas City

Left to right: Narendra Saraf, director of rehab; Chase Moder, occupational therapist; Toni Johnston; Stephanie Eaton, speech therapist; and Alec Cangelosi, student physical therapist

Toni Johnston came to Life Care Center of Kansas City, Kansas, after having a stroke.

When Johnston arrived on Nov. 2, 2017, she was unsteady on her feet and at a high fall risk. She could only walk about 500 feet in six minutes, and she had difficulty swallowing....

Life Care Center of Kansas City helps bypass patient recover

Left to right: Narendra Saraf, director of rehab; Chase Moder, occupational therapist; Richard Callahan; Stephanie Eaton, speech therapist; and Alec Cangelosi, physical therapy student

In August 2017, Richard Callahan had a coronary artery bypass graft.

Unfortunately, he also had the complication of an infection, which led to a severe decrease in his physical and physiological well-being.

On Sept. 25, Callahan arrived at Life Care Center of Kansas City, Kansas, to begin his rehabilitation journey....