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What is meant by increased risk of falling?



Increased risk of falls is when a person is more prone to falling. A person with neurological problems may be at a higher risk of falling. When a person is at a higher risk of falls it can be due to them having poor balance, poor strength, poor co-ordination and poor sensation in their lower limbs. It can also be due to poor eyesight, poor condition, blood pressure problems, cardiac (heart) problems and vestibular (spatial/inner ear) problems.


What conditions can cause a person to be at a higher risk of falls?



Physiotherapists commonly treat people who are at a higher risk of falls due to neurological problems such as: Our physiotherapists at Physio.co.uk commonly treat people with higher risk of falls as a result of neurological problems.


How can physiotherapy benefit your increased risks of falls?



Physiotherapy can be beneficial for a person who is at higher risk of falls in the following ways
  • Reduce your risk of falling
  • Make you feel more confident when walking around your home.
  • Prevent recurrent falls.
  • Reduce your risk of injury around your home.
  • Helping you to be independent with your daily activities indoors such as walking from bedroom to bathroom.
  • Help you to become independent with your daily activities such as washing, dressing, cooking.
  • Improving your strength.
  • Improving your balance
Our specialist neurological physiotherapists at Physio.co.uk will help to reduce your risk of falling.


What physiotherapy treatments help people who are at a higher risk of falling?



There are various treatments that physiotherapists may carry out for people with higher risk of falling. A structures program tailored to your needs will be developed between you and your physiotherapist so that you get the most out of your treatment. Your treatment at Physio.co.uk may involve

Summary



Higher risk of falls is when someone is more prone to falling because of neurological problems. You could be at a higher risk of falling due to loss of balance, strength, co-ordination and sensation. Physiotherapy is beneficial to anyone who is at a higher risk of falls.

To book an appointment at Physio.co.uk or for further information on how we can help to reduce your risk of falling, please call 0330 088 7800.


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