What is the Difference Between a Trip or a Fall for an Older Person?
Updated: Sep 14, 2022
What does it mean to have a trip or fall?
Something either physically or environmentally is causing an imbalanced event.
Should an Older Loved One Report a Trip?
Absolutely! A physical therapist can assess the individual and environment to reduce future imbalanced events or injuries. A trip is a warning sign that something is off kilter.
What should YOU do?
Find a physical therapist for an evaluation of your loved one's posture, strength, balance and mobility level to reduce future fall risk.