Any person of any age can experience impaired balance and frequent falls. This can occur for dozens of reasons. PT helps people improve their balance to decrease falls and maximize independence.
Research shows that fall injuries occur not when people lose their balance, but when they fail to recover that loss of balance successfully. This rings true whether you're trying to walk across your living room, or trying to catch a 70-yard pass in an all-out sprint. This is why our focus on balance training includes falls recovery strategies.
Read more about why falls prevention is so important in elderly populations.