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Are falls a problem for you?

Are falls a problem for you?

 

Approximately 33% of people over age 65 and 50% of people over age 80 will fall at least once this year.
They are the most common cause of non-fatal Injuries, hospitalization, and traumatic deaths in older adults.  This shows that they are a major problem and need to be addressed.
A physical therapist can help decrease the incidence of falls by creating a specific exercise program. Some of the things they will focus on are static and dynamic balancing and walking activities, leg strengthening, vestibular exercises, aerobic activities, and assistive devices if needed.
For more information click the link below:
http://www.moveforwardpt.com/SymptomsConditionsDetail.aspx?cid=85726fb6-14c4-4c16-9a4c-3736dceac9f0#.U5XGSGco_IU

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