Our safety and well-being, particularly as we advance in age, should always be of paramount concern.
Falls Prevention with body motion physio
At BodyMotion Physiotherapy, our team regularly work with participants who are at a greater risk of stumbles and falls due to their age, disability or impairments. After all, serious injuries like bone fractures and concussions can result in lengthy hospital stays following a fall, placing great significance on exercises and programs to aid in prevention.
Through tailored physiotherapy plans based on a patient’s individual needs and body, we can overcome many of the causes of loss of balance and falls in the elderly and others.
Learn more about our falls prevention methods and physiotherapy program options today.
Common Risk Factors for Falls
A ‘fall’ might sound like a simple occurrence, but its implications can be life-altering. To grasp the essence of falls prevention, we must first cover the most common risk factors for falls:
Recognising these risk factors for falls can be the first step in ensuring the safety of our elderly loved ones.
Loss of Balance & Causes of Falls, Particularly in the Elderly
What causes this sudden loss of balance? And what does the falls definition mean in the context of the elderly?
A fall, in the context of health and wellness, refers to any sudden drop or descent due to unintentional reasons, leading to injuries or potential harm. For older people, the causes often intertwine with a myriad of reasons, including:
At BodyMotion Physiotherapy, we believe understanding these nuances is the key to an effective fall prevention program.
What Does Our Fall Prevention Program Entail?
Our fall prevention program has been designed to provide tailored strategies that cater to individual needs, featuring:
Our goal is to ensure that the elderly, as well as those concerned for them, feel confident in their ability to navigate their surroundings without fear.