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Accidental falls

CSP launches video to demonstrate six simple exercises to stop falls

News item - Posted on 27/09/2017

27 September 2017 A new CSP animated video demonstrates how six simple exercises can keep people mobile and independent as they age. ...

CSP says members should make their mark on falls initiative

News item - Posted on 19/10/2016

19 October 2016 The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has named 10 local authority teams that it will work with on ...

Changes in postural control in patients with Parkinson's disease: a posturographic study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 30/08/2016

Objectives Postural instability is one of the most disabling features in Parkinson's disease (PD), and often leads to falls that reduce mobility and functional capacity. The objectives of this study ...

Dual-task testing to predict falls in community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 24/02/2016

Background Cognitive impairment increases fall risk in older adults. Dual-task testing is an accepted way to assess the interaction between cognition and mobility; however, there is a lack of ...

Do measures of reactive balance control predict falls in people with stroke returning to the community?

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 26/11/2015

Objective To determine if reactive balance control measures predict falls after discharge from stroke rehabilitation. Design Prospective cohort study. Setting Rehabilitation hospital and ...

The National Clinical Audit of Falls and Bone Health—secondary prevention of falls and fractures: a physiotherapy perspective

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 28/09/2010

Objective To establish current physiotherapy practice in the secondary management of falls and fragility fractures compared with national guidance. Design Web-based national clinical ...

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