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NEWSLETTER

Fight The Fall AND REGAIN YOUR BALANCE

INSIDE: • You Can Regain the Active Lifestyle You Once Enjoyed 30 Years Ago

• Balance Facts

NEWSLETTER

You Can Regain the Active Lifestyle You Once Enjoyed 30 Years Ago

The balance, strength, and confidence you had when living life to the fullest 30 years ago do not naturally diminish by growing older, but by being inactive. Don’t let your fear of falling hold you back from living life. Falling is a growing concern in America. According to the National Council on Aging and the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related Many of my patients are scared to tell me how often they actually fall out of fear a loved one will take away their independent living. But the majority of falls are preventable and something can be done to keep you on sure footing. If you want to regain the balance and confidence you once had, it is recommended to find a good balance and exercise program to build balance, strength and flexibility. Working with a physical therapist hospital admissions among older adults. Let’s be honest: One Fall Can Change It All!

can improve mobility and substantially reduce your risk of a fall. Without the fear of falling, you have the freedom to live life on your own terms and enjoy activities such as dancing, jogging, or walking on the beach again. That’s why FYZICALTherapy & Balance Centers is ready to fight the fall. September 22nd is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. To help our patients and their loved ones fight the fall and regain their balance, FYZICALTherapy & Balance Centers are offering FREE Fall Risk Assessments during the month of September to identify compromises in balance, flexibility and strength that could make you susceptible to a fall and the next steps to take in preventing future falls. If you have a fear of falling, call 801-373-7438 to schedule a free Fall Risk Assessment at your nearest FYZICALTherapy & Balance Center with a physical therapist and balance expert. With individualized exercise and balance training, we can fight the fall.

Do You Have Friends or Family that Might be at Risk of Fall and Need Some Help? FYZICAL is offering Assessments in the Month of September DID YOU KNOW falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults. DID YOU KNOW many of my patients are scared to tell me how often they actually fall out of fear a loved one will take away their independent living. DID YOU KNOW the majority of falls are preventable and some­ thing can be done to keep you on sure footing. FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers are offering FREE Fall Risk assessments to identify compromises in balance # flexibility and strength that could make you susceptible to a fall and the next steps to take in preventing future falls. FREE FALL RISK DID YOU KNOW the balance # and confidence you had when living life to the fullest 30 years ago do not naturally diminish by growing oldeL but by being inactive. strength #

Phone Number Do You Or Does Someone You Know Feel Unsteady On Their Feet? Go To: http://fightthefall.fyzicalutah.com

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Balance Facts

FALLS ARE THE LEADING CAUSE OF BOTH FATAL AND NONFATAL INJURIES AMONG OLDER ADULTS

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EVERY AN OLDER ADULT IS TREATED IN AN EMERGENCY ROOM FOR A FALL

AN OLDER ADULT DIES FROM A FALL

IN 2013, 2.5 MILLION NONFATAL FALLS AMONG OLDER ADULTS WERE TREATED IN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS

MOST FRACTURES AMONG OLDER ADULTS ARE CAUSED BY FALLS

THE FINANCIAL TOLL FOR OLDER ADULT FALLS IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE AS THE POPULATION AGES AND MAY REACH $67.7 BILLION BY 2020

Address City, State, Zip Phone Number Lehi Address: 3401 North Center Street Suite #200 Lehi, Utah 84043 (385) 309-1951

Provo Address: 3303 North University Avenue Provo, Utah 84604 (801) 373-7438

Orem Address: 360 South State Street #C110 Orem, Utah 84058 (801)-850-9146

At FYZICALTherapy & Balance Centers, we realize how important it is for people to live life on their own terms, independently and fall-free. We provide a range of programs and therapies to evaluate and treat balance disorders to prevent future falls.

*Statistics come from the National Council on Aging and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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