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Even Slight, Relatively Inexpensive Home Modifications can Protect People from Falls

Researchers testing the safety benefits of relatively inexpensive and simple home modifications found the modifications went a long way in preventing falls and injuries related to those falls. Those modifications included; adding handrails on outside steps and stairs inside the house; bathroom grab bars; outside lighting; outside slip-resistant step edging; slip-resistant surfaces on outdoor […]

Physical Therapists Help People Prevent Falls

Falls Prevention Awareness Day, on September 22, 2013, reminds us about the bad and good news regarding falls: They can be devastating, but they are preventable.

Your physical therapist is trained to help you or anyone in your family prevent falls.

First, a little background about the danger of falling. According to the CDC, […]

Fall Risk Increases with Hearing Loss

Johns Hopkins researchers report in a new study that fall risk among middle-aged and elderly people increases significantly when those people have hearing loss.

Researchers looked at data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey in 2001 and 2004, in which more than 2,000 people ages 40 to 69 had taken a hearing […]