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At-home Exercises Help People Get Back to Independent Living after Hip Fractures

Every year, 250,000 Americans break a hip, often after a fall. The injury can be devastating. More than half of men and 40 percent of women will die or have to live in a long-term care facility within two years of a hip fracture. Even those who get through the hospital stay and rehabilitation […]

Incorrect Body Weight Shifting Most Common Cause of Falls among Elderly

Researchers analyzing videos of 227 falls have concluded that previous studies might have missed the most important reason older people fall. The study, published Online First in The Lancet, reveals more than 40 percent of the falls in the study were due to incorrect weight shifting, where adults shifted their bodyweight causing their centers of […]

Physical Therapist-led Programs Can Reduce Fall Risk

Each September 23, the nation observes National Falls Prevention Awareness Day—a day and effort by the National Council on Aging to prevent and reduce falls among older Americans. […]