Falls are extremely common in elderly population and is a major contributor to morbidity and even mortality in this group. The cause of falls is often interplay of multiple factors from various diseases.
There isn’t a specific management strategy for falls. The management depends on the specific cause identified. Once an underlying medical disease is identified with the above tests treatment should be aimed at the underlying cause. At the same time physiotherapy aiming to improve muscle strength and joint position and balance should be implemented. A set of exercises called “Strength and balance training” is available which aims to improve muscle strength and stability around joints and reduces falls.
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