Role of Physiotherapist in falls Prevention
Physiotherapy is a very diverse profession that can identify human movement as key to health and well-being of patient. They promote preventive healthcare and have expertise not only in treating joint /spinal problems but can address posture, balance and gait related discrepancies. The horizon is far bigger and brighter. Physiotherapist can also help the elderly patients to stay safe and avoid the number of falls, they encounter.
They are able to give a specific multi-component exercise programme that has been proved to reduce falls among community-dwelling older people.