These simple balance exercises for seniors can help develop strength and prevent elderly falls, which are unfortunately much too common.
As an outpatient Doctor of Physical Therapy, I interact with the elderly community on a daily basis, many of which are at risk of falling or have suffered from a recent fall injury. To Prevent Falls, Consider the facts. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have arrived at the following findings: One in four Americans over the age of 65 years of age fall every year, with the number of falls increasing each decade of life. Every 11 seconds an elderly adult is treated for a fall injury in the emergency department and an older adults die from a fall every 19 minutes. Falls are the leading cause of
Shorter days of sunlight, cooler weather, and the first day of Fall is quickly approaching. With the first day of Fall arriving on Wednesday, 23 September it also coincides with a special day to reflect on how we all can minimize the risk of falling injuries...
When the ResQUp was first developed, it was to aid a fallen person back to a seated position. While having the ResQUp at the Physical Therapy clinic where I work I have found other uses to help my patients.
As you get older, mobility can become more difficult. You may not get around as easily as you used to and are at an increased risk of falls that can result in serious injuries. Thankfully, mobility devices for seniors are the ideal option for giving the elderly their independence while keeping them safe.
According to statistics from the CDC, each year thousands of the elderly fall at home. The CDC reports that in 2002 more than 1.6 million people were treated in the emergency room due to falls at home, and 12,800 people over the age of 65 died.
As we age, our coordination can fail and falls become a serious concern due to a variety of health issues. For this reason, it is often necessary to consider investing in fall prevention equipment for the elderly. At Safe Patient Solutions, we have created a system called the ResQUp...
We all cherish our ability to get out and about. We enjoy being mobile. Yet, for some individuals, particularly seniors, this can prove to be difficult. Some cannot go from Point A to Point B without a little bit of help. This is when caregivers and the elderly turn to mobility products for the elderly.
Safe Patient Solutions is dedicated to sharing information and ideas regarding Fall Assessment, Fall Prevention, Fall Detection, and Fall Recovery. I was pleased to visit several recent informative websites specifically dedicated to the prevention of falls.