Fall Prevention Training Physical Therapy
Start balance training and gait training at our Huntington Beach, CA outpatient physical therapy clinic to prevent falls in your elderly loved ones. Our innovative approach using an underwater treadmill is unmatched in the region.
What causes falls in older adults?
Falls and loss of balance can be caused by several factors. Some of these affect us more as we age.
Age related loss of muscle mass
Loss of sensation from nerve problems and other age related diseases
Other issues like medications, hazardous walking spaces, etc.
Source: National Institute on Aging
Fall Prevention Therapy in Huntington Beach, CA
Supervised balance training exercises can help train the body to help prevent falls.
Doing some supervised exercises in the clinic and a plan for home exercises will help prevent falls as well.
What are the goals of fall prevention training?
Fall prevention training with seniors is a wonderful activity to pursue. Falling due to loss of balance from age related conditions can have a devastating effect on the quality of life of our elderly loved ones. Thankfully balance is something that can be improved with training. Here are the goals of a physical therapy fall prevention program.
Increase independence with Activities of Daily Living
Increase independence with functional mobility
Decrease fall risk
Prevent future fall
Source: PT & Me
Our Physical Therapists
Our physical therapists and physical therapy assistants are the best around. They will greet you with a listening ear and help you achieve the goals you are looking for.
Matt Swift, PT, DPT
Dr. Matt Swift has been practicing physical therapy since 2006, working with patients of all activity levels.
Josh Sturges, PTA
Josh's clinical skills and friendliness will help you feel at ease with the care you will receive at our facility.