A Proactive Approach to Prevent Falls

According to the CDC, falls among older adults cost the U.S. healthcare system over $23 billion in 2005. To combat this alarming statistic, Apple Physical Therapy has implemented a Fall Prevention Program. To discuss their program, Matthew Krings, PT, MPT, OCS, and Clinic Manager of Apple Physical Therapy in Kirkland, Washington recently joined PT Talker.

The comprehensive program at Apple Physical Therapy assesses medical conditions that could increase a patient’s risk of falling and gait speed. The program has been proven to help reduce a patient’s fall risk through exercise and patient education. To learn more about the benefits of a fall prevention program, listen to the full podcast now.

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