Within the over 65s, 1 in 3 people fall every year. This rises to 1 in 2 for people over 80. Around a quarter of people who fall are likely to fall again and recurrent falls can have a large impact on peoples lives including reduced confidence and social isolation. There are many risk factors that can contribute to falls, including reduced muscle activity, reduced flexibility and poor balance.
Physiotherapy can reduce the risk of falls. Working on specific evidence based exercises to improve balance and strength, as well as increasing over all activity levels will improve your over all quality of life. Whether it is achieving walking to the bus stop or being able to carry out activities within your home, Erin and Katie can help you achieve a goal that is important to you.