Elderly Fall Prevention

/Elderly Fall Prevention

Join Us Sept 21 for National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

2017-09-14T17:28:22+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Elderly Fall Prevention, Events, Healthy Living, Seniors|

We've Teamed Up with Road Runner Sports for FREE Balance Testing and Shoe Fitting. If you have Questions, We'll Have the Answers!  Thursday, Sept 21 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Road Runner Sports Costa Mesa 1835 Newport Blvd (19th and Harbor) Progressive Physical Therapy has teamed up with Road Runner Sports to [...]

Medications Raise Risk of Falls in Elderly

2017-07-21T15:51:54+00:00 August 14th, 2014|Elderly Fall Prevention, Research|

A lot of attention is being paid to falls in the elderly because of the costs associated with them.  As with so many diseases and conditions, prevention is the best medicine.  Progressive Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation takes a proactive approach to elderly fall prevention offering a variety of services related to balance, gait, strength training and confidence [...]

Falls in Elderly Can Lead to Post-Surgical Complications

2017-07-21T16:38:39+00:00 October 16th, 2013|Elderly Fall Prevention, Research, Seniors|

A fall six months prior to surgery can lead to complications  We often hear about elderly people falling and the dangerous consequences that can result. Now, researches have demonstrated that a fall six-months prior to a surgery can lead to post-op complications. According to Michael McKindley, DPT, in the Costa Mesa office of Progressive Physical [...]