How physiotherapy can reduce your risk of falling

1 in 3 adults over 65 will fall every year. Being fearful of falling affects half of older adults! Physiotherapy can reduce your risk of falling.

If you or someone you know is worried about falling please read this post…

Physiotherapy can reduce your risk of falling over. The Chartered Society for Physiotherapy have lots of information presenting the evidence supporting physiotherapy for those who are unsteady on their feet.

Severn Physiotherapy LLP specialise in supporting people stay on their feet in their own home. We complete an in-depth assessment called a multi-factorial falls risk assessment. This reduces the risk of falling by 24% and is advised by NICE guidelines.

Our team are kind and friendly, calm and allow you to talk through your worries about falling. We are experienced in identifying risks in the home such as loose rugs or wires, or with equipment such as worn ferrules on your walking frame or stick. Each of us can identify intrinsic factors such as a contributing medical diagnosis or a strength or balance deficit.

Please contact us if you or someone you care about is worried about falling. We are always happy to talk through before you consider booking an assessment.

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