How to Prevent Falls

By | September 15th, 2012|Aging, Back Pain, Falls, Feet, Healthy Posture, Standing, Walking|

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 3 adults over 65 fall each year, and there were 2.2 million non-fatal fall injuries in older adults in 2009 alone.  Women are more likely than men to get injured by falls, and potential injuries include fractures and head trauma. The issue of preventing falls becomes more important as you age.  Can you do something to prevent falls? Common Causes of Falls Some medications can cause drowsiness or dizziness, so you might want to check with your doctor if you experience these symptoms, to make sure that your medications are not [...]