It is no accident that the first day of fall on the calendar marks National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). As our population continues to age, it amazes me to see how many injuries occur from falling.
Many of us are fearful of “breaking a hip” but it goes beyond that. It has been documented that in the United States, adults 65 years old or older die from a fall every 20 minutes.
I frequently treat patients with various injuries including ankle sprains, fractured ankles, fractured hips, or head trauma from falls.
September 22, 2018 is National Falls Awareness Prevention Day. If you or a loved one has experienced frequent loss of balance, unsteadiness, difficulty walking, or have recently fallen, we are here to help.
Please call Cornerstone Physical Therapy Health and Wellness Center located on 77 Brant Avenue in Clark, NJ at (732) 499-4540. Our expert physical therapists will be able to identify the cause of your loss of balance and falls, and develop a customized treatment plan to make you steady on your feet once again.