LIVE WELL is a discussion with experts from a comprehensive outpatient rehab facility that has a 63 year history in Central Illinois. Hear specialists in physical medicine, therapy and wellness speak about how to improve function and quality of life.
Find solutions for pain, movement problems, and health and safety that you never knew existed. What can acupuncture address? How does cancer rehab help survivors? How does therapy improve balance? When is a memory disorder a sign of something more serious like dementia?
IPMR is concerned about general health including mobility, pain relief, risk reduction, and recovery from joint replacement, cancer and stroke. Various mental health topics are covered. IPMR values successful aging and enabling people with disabilities. We educate on safety topics like concussion, injury prevention, correct body mechanics, and driving evaluation and counseling. Live Well airs Thursdays at 10 AM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness.
Blair Gorsuch, with Co-Hosts Debbie and Ashley
Blair Gorsuch is the Director of Wellness at IPMR (Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation). His expertise lies in the areas of exercise physiology, biology, anatomy as well as diet and nutrition. He completed his graduate degree in exercise physiology at George Williams College and received his undergraduate degree from Miami University (Ohio). In the past, Blair was employed by Healogics where he was Program Director of the Unity Point-Methodist Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. Prior to that, he was Program Director of Proctor Hospital's Burklund Cardiac Rehab Center. In addition, he has been an educator at some of the nation's leading institutions such as Yale University where he was the Director of the Physical Fitness Testing Lab and Instructor of Exercise Physiology; and at Bradley University where he was both a Health and Movement Science Faculty member as well as an Instructor of Anatomy and Physiology. He is currently active as a coach in the running, cycling, triathlon community.