Podiatrists a Leading Agent in Fall Prevention
A great article in Podiatry Today on the importance of Podiatrists in preventing falls in seniors.
"More than one risk factor increases the risk of falling. With no risk factors, the risk of falling is 8 percent and grows to 78 percent with four risk factors.3 More alarming is the finding that the risk of falling quadruples for a patient within two weeks of discharge from the hospital."
Review the remainder of the article here!