Fall Prevention Tips for Elderly Patients
Mon, 5/24/2010 10:00 AM
As a home health physical therapist, I go in and assess and teach patients and family members how to prevent falls. Each time I make a visit I reinforce these tips:
Something to keep in mind that if your elderly family member is having falls and not sure why talk with the physician about ruling out a UTI (urinary tract infection).
Dawn Caldwell is a Physical Therapist in Memphis, Tennessee with Methodist Healthcare. All opinions expressed here are those of their authors and not of their employer. Information provided here is for medical education only. It is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice.
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