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Falls Prevention: Recent Studies Make the Case for PT, PTA Involvement

Sep 22, 2020

The magnitude of falls as a public health issue is significant — but more attention to falls prevention could make a difference.

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CDC: Fall-Related TBI Death Jumped 17% 2008-2017

Mar 13, 2020

The rate of deaths related to traumatic brain injury received in a fall has climbed 17% in 10 years.

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Senate Report Calls for More Emphasis on Falls Prevention

Oct 21, 2019

A Senate committee presses for more concerted efforts to prevent falls among the elderly—including wider access to physical therapy.