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Apr 9, 2020 /
Physical therapy can make a difference—not just in recovery, but in falls prevention.
Sep 20, 2019 / Article
Here are some APTA-recommended resources that can help you gain a deeper understanding of the impact of falls on our health system, and what can be done to reduce falls risk.
Sep 22, 2019 / Article
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, emergency departments treat 3 million older adults for falls each year. More than 800,000 patients are hospitalized after a fall, approximately 20% of falls result in serious injuries, and falls are the second leading cause of accidental or
Sep 17, 2019 / News
An estimated 1 in 4 adults 65 and older experiences a fall each year, and according to a recent study, falls-related deaths among adults 75 and older are on the rise, all of which makes falls prevention more relevant than ever. With Falls Prevention Awareness Day coming September 23, now is a great time
Sep 22, 2020 / News
The magnitude of falls as a public health issue is significant — but more attention to falls prevention could make a difference.
Apr 12, 2019 / Review
Individuals with upper limb loss may be at greater risk for falls than older individuals, according to researchers.
Jun 28, 2019 / Review
In 2016, adults 75 and older were dying from falls-related injuries at more than double the rate they were in 2000.
Sep 21, 2020 / Handouts
Advocate to employers, peers, and the general public on the value of physical therapy in reducing falls.
Jun 14, 2017 / Review
Programs that promote mobility with supervision "may actually help to prevent injurious falls."
May 15, 2018 / News
The latest statistics, included in a report from the CDC point to a need for more widespread falls screening and prevention efforts including physical therapy, authors say.
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May 12, 2019 / Reference
Ciapponi, Agustín, Pettersen, Karen
Feb 29, 2020 / Academic Journal
Sep 30, 2020 / Academic Journal
Stocco, Marieli Ramos, De Almeida Pires-Oliveira, Deise Aparecida, Campus de Oliveira, Laís, Gonçalves de Oliveira, Raphael, Néia Martini, Fábio Antônio, Oliveira-Silva, Iransé, de Oliveira, Rodrigo Franco