Balance Training & Fall Prevention

Do you feel unsteady while walking? Are you afraid you are going to fall? Have you fallen in the past? If you answered yes to any of these questions, OSPTA physical therapy can help! Falls are the leading cause of injury and/or death in the elderly, however, 70% of falls are preventable!

Research has identified many risk factors that contribute to falling. Many of these risk factors can be improved. The most common factors that contribute to falling include:

Our OSPTA Physical Therapists can help! Physical therapy can help prevent falls by improving your strength & balance, improving your flexibility, improving your reaction time, & by reducing hazards around your home.

Our program has demonstrated a reduction in falls by up to 35%!

Our Balance Training & Fall Prevention program consists of:

Our staff uses a “hands-on” approach and will work with you on an individual basis to help you meet your goals.

Talk to you doctor about starting the Balance Training & Fall Prevention program monitored by a licensed OSPTA pyhsical therapist! Balance Training & Fall Prevention is available at ALL OSPTA locations that offer Physical Therapy!