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Welsh Ambulance Service distributes CSP’s Get Up and Go falls prevention booklet

News item - Posted on 20/06/2017

20 June 2017 Patients using non-emergency transport vehicles in Wales are receiving copies of the CSP’s Get Up and Go booklet about ...

Physio 14: Catch frailty early, before it leads to a crisis

News item - Posted on 14/10/2014

14 October 2014 Health professionals need to think of frailty as a long-term condition which they can diagnose and treat before a ...

Lack of community support consigns patients with hip fractures to costly hospital stays, says CSP

News item - Posted on 19/03/2013

19 March 2013 A report out today reveals that hospital care for patients with hip fractures is continually improving, but the CSP says ...

Effect of walkway length and turning direction on the distance covered in the 6-minute walk test among adults over 50 years of age: a cross-sectional study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 27/02/2013

Objective To examine the effect of walkway length and turning direction on the distance covered in the 6-minute walk test (6MWT) in healthy adults aged ≥50 years. Design Cross-sectional study. ...

Step length appears to be a strong discriminant gait parameter for elderly females highly concerned about falls: a cross-sectional observational study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 20/09/2011

Objective To determine if gait parameters and the Timed Up and Go test can discriminate between elderly females with high and low concern about falls. Knowledge of these parameters could help in the ...

Correlation between vestibular function and hip fracture following falls in the elderly: a case-controlled study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 04/10/2010

Objective To examine vestibular function following falls in the elderly. Design A case-controlled study to compare vestibular function in elderly people with hip fractures and elderly ...

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