"40% of the people age 70 and above have a fall in 12 months."
Upto 30% of the falls can result in moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures, head injuries and death.
A fall may lead to a fear of falling, avoidance of daily activities, social isolation, lowered quality of life.
A fall can result in early nursing home placement.
Sydney Falls and Balance clinic is the first Geriatrician led multidisciplinary computerized falls and balance assessment and falls prevention service in the region. Assessment is followed by 12-week rehabilitation program to improve balance and strength.
Our team includes a Geriatrician, Rehabilitation physician, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurse and a Dietician.
Our aim is to provide a holistic management to our patients with a view of reducing recurrent falls and improve quality of life of our patient.
Get on top of falls fear!!
Falls can significantly affect the quality of life. At our clinic, we work together with our patients so that they can enjoy their independence again without worring too much about balance.
150 Lindesay St
Campbelltown NSW 2560
Tel: 02 9626 1890
Fax: 02 8076 7455
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The benefits of the balance exercises are:
Strength: Create improved torso and leg strength to increase you stability
Safety: Increase your ability to rise from a chair, walk and exercise
Mobility: Achieve a lasting ability to get around more easily
Activities: Enjoy those tennis lessons or bike riding again
Social: Get out and enjoy your friends and family