Balance Therapy & Fall Prevention
Falls are the leading cause of injury and death in older Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One out of every three adults age 65 or older falls each year and account for the greatest number of visits to the Emergency Room.
Our physical therapists are experts at assessing your fall risk due to problems with balance or vertigo.
- Detailed medical history
- Blood pressure and heart rate
- Visual screening of tracking and gaze stabilization
- Musculoskeletal assessment – strength, flexibility and postural control
- Balance and walk tests
Through personalized treatment plans and coordination with physicians and other clinical providers, our physical therapists will work to keep you safe, your balance stable for the daily activities you enjoy.