On Sunday, September 17, 2017, Steady Strides Fall Prevention & Stroke Rehabilitation Medical Institute held their Grand Opening/Fall Prevention Awareness Celebration in honor of Falls Prevention Week. Event was coordinated with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene of the State of Maryland who sponsored free give-away items to promote fall prevention awareness. We had over 300 people at the event. Vendors included Rite Aid Pharmacy, Chesapeake Urology, University of Maryland Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing SAFE-LiFE Research Study, Peregrine Senior Living at Tudor Heights, King David Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Baltimore Tai Chi, Dr Mark Young from the Oasis Pain Center, Dr. Yaniv Berger from Life Bridge Health and Dr. Jerald Insel from Caring Cardiology. A great time was had by all with free food, carnival games and face painting for children; jewelry and book raffle and a group Tai Chi lesson for adults. The Governor's Proclamation on the importance of fall prevention was presented to Dr. Atanelov.
Steady Strides is a pioneer medical clinic, directed by Dr. L. Atanelov, that uses an evidence-based approach originally developed and tested at Johns Hopkins. Patients receive a comprehensive assessment to develop individualized recovery and management plans. Through our protocol, we work with the patients and their family to identify specific goals and actively help you meet them, taking the lead physician role in your recovery to get you back on your feet.