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    Senior Citizen Falls Prevention

     

    Current research shows about one-third of Seniors older than 65 years will fall at least once a year.  Physical Therapy has been shown to improve balance, gait pattern, gait speed, coordination, and confidence with home and community mobility.  Our Legacy Therapy & Wellness Physical Therapists offer the latest evidence-based evaluation and treatment for Senior Citizen Falls Prevention.

     Senior Citizen Falls Prevention— improving joint motion, foot and leg posture that can impact balance, and motor function/stepping coordination.  We match the personalized Therapy to meet your needs as a Senior with any conditions you may have:  orthopedic, neurological condition, Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, MS, weight loss/muscle atrophy, early dementia conditions, diabetes/neuropathy, and following hospital stays. — improving joint motion, foot and leg posture that can impact balance, and motor function/stepping coordination.  We match the personalized Senior Citizen Falls Prevention Therapy to meet your needs as a Senior with any conditions you may have:  orthopedic, neurological condition, Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, MS, weight loss/muscle atrophy, early dementia conditions, diabetes/neuropathy, and following hospital stays.

    Each Senior is provided with patient and comprehensive assessment of all of the components of fall risk, balance, and gait analysis.  You receive patient education about your exam findings, and a treatment plan is established to meet your goals, insurance benefits, and budget.  

    Home Environment Safety & Fitness:  For local residences, our Physical Therapists can provide a home safety assessment. 

    Our Senior Citizen Falls Prevention therapy/wellness services are designed with the Multi-component gait, timing, motor planning, and “dual task” cognitive training methods that are shown in current research to improve mobility, gait, balance, and even cognitive function!  Please call us today and let us know how we can help you get started.