Category: Fall Risk

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Which Muscles Are Used When Negotiating Stairs?

April 14th, 2021

Do you have pain going up and down the stairs? Are you extra cautious going up the stairs due to fear of falling? Climbing stairs is a daily activity that is fundamental to getting around the community. Although stairs seem like a simple activity, your body uses various muscles to complete the movement. This article

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Are YOU at Risk For Falls?

January 19th, 2020

85% of injuries that require hospitalization for seniors are caused by falls. The risk of falls increases as you age so fall prevention is a crucial part of keeping the elder population healthy and safe. Senior adults face a lower likelihood of recovery from a fall injury thus it is imperative to improve balance and

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