Falls Prevention/Balance

Types of sessions:

Initial class: 60 minutes

This first session is where we discuss any pathologies, concerns and your personal fitness goals. Please bring along any MRI, X-ray results or letters from your GP. There are a number of assessments that we conduct depending on your concerns and based on our observations. These may include gait and balance assessments. Together we discuss what classes are appropriate for you.

Balance classes (1:6): 45 minutes

Exercise Recommendations

Falls Prevention - exercise recommendations

Articles

Exercise to prevent falls in older adults: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis

Effectiveness of a multifaceted podiatry intervention to prevent falls in community dwelling older people with disabling foot pain: randomised controlled trial

Falls can be prevented! A guide to preventing falls for older people

Questionaire

Falls Risk for Older People – Community setting (FROP-Com): Guidelines

Other resources

Don't fall for it. Falls can be prevented!