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Physical therapy improves balance and prevents falls

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December 11, 2013 Dr. Jerry Moczerniuk P.T., D.P.T. , Clinical Director, db Orthopedic Physical Therapy Association   Research has shown that approximately 1/3 of all adults over the age of 65 suffer from at least one fall annually, the prevalence increases to 50 percent in adults over the age of 80. My goal for writing […]

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Fall prevention: Simple tips to prevent falls from the Mayo Clinic Staff

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Originally posted on mayoclinic.org Fall prevention: Simple tips to prevent falls Falls put you at risk of serious injury. Prevent falls with these simple fall-prevention measures, from reviewing your medications to hazard-proofing your home. Fall prevention may not seem like a lively topic, but it’s important. As you get older, physical changes and health conditions […]