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Physical Therapy located in Honolulu and Kailua

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About Ohana Pacific Rehabilitation Services:
We started Ohana Pacific in 2001 to provide physical therapy for Honolulu and Kailua residents. Our goal was, despite the challenging healthcare business environment, to be able to continue to treat our patients the old fashioned way - 1:1. We gradually built up our staff to include experienced therapists in a variety of specialties with the same passion to take care of the people of our Honolulu and Kailua communities. Our staff averages 18 years experience per therapist!

Free Fall Prevention Screenings and
Free Physical Therapy Consultations
(low back pain, shoulder pain, etc.).

Call to schedule an appointment:
(808) 262-1118

Carebiver Friendly Award

Announcing a new publications
for caregivers!

A Caregiver's Complete Guide for Safe Mobility and Independence in the Home

Ultimate Caregiver's Guide

Harbours Press.

Drawing on his more than twenty years as a practicing physical therapist, author Kevin Lockette has compiled an unparalleled resource for home caregivers: A Caregiver's Complete Guide for Safe Mobility and Independence in the Home delivers exactly what its title states. Lockette's numerous strategies and tips focus on how to offer safe caregiving, especially as it relates to the care-receiver's mobility and independence. But he also gives attention to the safety of the caregiver, because, as he wisely notes, "If a caregiver is injured, it frequently results in the care-receiver losing the ability to remain in a community setting."

This book has easily referenced chapters on such topics as body mechanics (including principles of safe lifting), guidelines for transfers (including considerations for body type and various disabilities), adaptive and assistive devices for the care-receiver, fall prevention and fall-proofing the home, and information on types of wheelchairs. He also includes detailed instructions (with illustrations) on appropriate exercises for the minimally to moderately impaired. A helpful glossary is provided, as are several appendices, which offer important information on various caregiver associations, caregiver-specific Web sites, and numerous connected resources.

"Kevin Lockette PT has written extensively on rehabilitation and exercise for those with physical impairments. In this, his latest book, he goes beyond a simple guide for caregivers; he demonstrates his passion for his field as he adroitly shares his indispensable information with his readers. As a caregiver, you wouldn't want anything less for those in your care. With A Caregiver's Complete Guide for Safe Mobility and Independence in the Home, you won't need anything more."

Bruce Katsura MD

Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Services LLP

"Over the last 20 years, physical therapy clinician Kevin Lockette has systematically amassed a wealth of skills, practical knowledge and tips to promote independence in the home setting. Now this publication represents his scholarly contribution at a time when long-term caring is shifting rapidly from institutional to home and community-based settings. A Caregiver's Complete Guide for Safe Mobility and Independence in the Home is set to become a valuable resource for family caregivers, home care agencies and small adult care or foster homes everywhere. This is a practical guide that they have been looking for."

Cullen T. Hayashida, Ph.D. - Kupuna (Elder) Education Center, Kapiolani Community College, Honolulu, Hawaii

For request for articles or lectures, please contact Kevin Lockette PT

Book & DVD - Available September 2008

Kevin Lockette PT (Author of Move It) and Wally Amos.

We are extremely excited to publish this book which is truly the first of its kind in many ways. Much of the material in this book and DVD is not available presently to a wide audience and it is also the first book/DVD on this topic written and directed by a physical therapist.

Parkinson's Disease (PD) is a movement disorder that is unique. Due to this fact, the video/DVD format is the best way to illustrate movement techniques and exercise with actual persons with PD. The book format also offers useful additional information that is best presented in written form/text.

Here is a short synopsis of each chapter:

I. Review of physical manifestations of PD so that we can better understand how to combat them.
II. Teach mobility techniques that apply both scientific approaches of physical therapy as well as pragmatic solutions.
III. Review assistive devises for safer walking.
IV. Fall prevention strategies, how to fall and what to do when you are on the floor.
V. Review many of adaptive equipment devices that will help maintain independence.
VI-VIII. Exercise programs exclusively designed for PD.
IX. Flexibility program designed to maintain independence and avoid other musculo-skeletal injuries.


MOVE IT! - An Exercise and Movement Guide for Parkinson's Disease
Book & DVD (DVD Narrated by Wally Amos)

We are excited to bring this new training and informational tool to the public!

If you are a Community member in need of:

Give us a call in Kailua at: (808) 262-1118
Give us a call in Honolulu at: (808) 593-2610

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