Reduce Fall Risk

Reduce Fall Risk

My personal and professional goal is to reduce fall risk for my patients, friends and neighbors, so I have been active as a leader on the San Diego County Fall Prevention Task Force to increase the common knowledge of strategies to prevent falls among older adults and...
FAQ: Medical Management to Reduce Fall Risk

FAQ: Medical Management to Reduce Fall Risk

Today we’re going to answer the frequently asked question (FAQ) that I hear from my patients which is, “If I want to prevent myself from falling, or reduce fall risk, what do I need to know or do medically?” What you need to know about medical management...
Vision and Fall Risk: How to Reduce Falls

Vision and Fall Risk: How to Reduce Falls

Vision and Fall Risk Normal Aging When we look at vision and fall risk, there are a couple of things consider. First of all, we have normal aging of the eyes. Normal aging of the eyes is going to affect everybody. No matter if you have an eye problem or not, as you...
FAQ: Can Exercise Reduce my Risk of Falling?

FAQ: Can Exercise Reduce my Risk of Falling?

Today we’re going to answer a question that I frequently hear from my patients which is “Can exercise reduce my risk of falling?” The answer to the question is “Yes.” If you’re only going to do one thing to reduce your risk of falling, exercise...
Three Simple Exercises to Reduce the Risk of Falling

Three Simple Exercises to Reduce the Risk of Falling

In this blog, I share three simple exercises that you can do everyday at home to reduce your risk of falling. You can also coach your elderly loved ones to do these three exercises:  1) Sit to Stand: Practice standing up from a chair as you normally would. The hip...
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