Fall Prevention in Seniors

Injuries resulting from falls are the most common, and often urgent, medical emergency among the senior population. Contrary to popular perception, falls are not always caused accidentally. Lack of balance and weakness in the muscles of the lower limbs are often to blame.

Therefore, it is critical to assess one’s balance and the relative strengths and weaknesses in the lower extremities. Once known, experts can guide seniors to strengthen weak muscles. This will go a long way in preventing falls.

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