The # 1 Reason Why You Should 

Do Physical Therapy at HOME is:

TO AVOID A FALL
As you age, your strength and endurance level dramatically decreases. When you’re weak and deconditioned you’re more prone to a fall. 
Failing to have therapy for strengthening and balance could potentially lead to a fall or result in hospitalization due to an injury from a fall.
FALLS ARE THE MAJOR REASON SENIORS REQUIRE PHYSICAL THERAPY.
STATISTICS SHOW THAT:
  •  A majority of seniors fall in their own home.
  • Hip fractures are the number one injury that result from a fall.
  • 55% of all falls take place inside the home.
  • More than three-quarters take place either inside or in close proximity of the home.
  • More fall injuries are caused by falls on the same level (vs. stairs) and from a standing height (tripping while walking.)
Why Therapy At Home?
The best place to teach fall prevention and work on balance is right in your own home where you feel the most comfortable and can be taught how to prevent and reduce the risk of falls within your own environment. 
The Goal Of Physical Therapy At Home Is:
To help restore and improve functionality, reduce pain and increase mobility for better strength and balance. As you age, flexibility and strength decreases which contributes to bad balance. Elders lose muscle mass at a fast rate and maintaining the desired level of fitness becomes increasingly challenging. Loss of theses functions causes deconditioning and could lead to fall, putting you at risk of a serious injury. The number of elderly who fall and endure serious injuries and/or pass away due to their injuries is greatly increasing.
If it’s difficult for you to travel due to temporary illness, recovering from surgery, or have declined in function and feel weak, then physical therapy is a great option for you. 
Call 516-829-0030 TODAY TO START WORKING WITH ONE OF OUR DOCTORS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY! 
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