House Call Physical Therapy of Rochester, PLLC
House Call Physical Therapy of Rochester, PLLC

Home safety and fall prevention

Falls are becomming more of an issue in today's society. As the population ages, falls are becomming more frequent and can often be life altering. Here are some statistics related to falls:

  • 95% of hip fractures are caused by falls
  • Over 2.5 million older people are treated in emergency departments for falls
  • Falling once doubles your chance to fall again
  • Home hazards and dangers are a common risk factor for falling

Statistics are directly from the CDC website.

 

Falling and fall related injuries can setoff a chain of events that may lead to a person not being safe in their home, and forcing them or their family to make a difficult decision to move to a higher level of care.

 

House Call Physical Therapy can help with this by comming out to your home to perform a comprehensive home safety evaluation. We will evaluate your home for fall hazards such as throw rugs, grab bars, stairs, furniture, thresholds, etc... We will also perform a balance assessment on the individual including sitting, standing, and walking balance. Afterward we will writeup a summary of recommendations to make your house safer and make appropriate equipment recommendations if needed.

 

It is our goal to maximize your independnece and safety in your home environment and reduce your fall risk. This service is often covered by insurance. Please fell free to contact us with any questions or if you wish to setup a home safety evaluation.

 

Serving

  • Rochester
  • Brighton
  • Pittsford
  • Penfield
  • Webster
  • Irondequoit
  • Fairport
  • Greece
  • Gates - Chili
  • Spencerport
  • Hilton
  • Henrietta
  • Rush
  • Honeoye Falls
  • Scottsville

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House Call Physical Therapy of Rochester, PLLC

Rochester, NY 14624  

Call to discuss your options:

(585) 851-1771

 

M-F 8am to 5:30pm

  

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