Falls has been reported to be one of the highest causes of injury in oldies by CDC and almost 20% to 30% who fall suffer from moderate to severe injury.
It is considered an avoidable but the most commonly occurring accident in senior citizens.
There is a chance to be many different risk factors for falls, and it is no doubt critical to identify the risk factors in order to understand assess and prevent it. At Spineapple, we specialize in assessment and prevention of fall in oldies by addressing specific issues by using physical therapy techniques.
If an older one is assessed to be at higher risk for fall, it has to be addressed immediately in order to avoid any accidental sudden injury that can be fatal or may lead to severe disabilities.
At Spineapple, we have designed a fall prevention program to maintain and treat balance impairment.