Senior Health

3/17/2015 | By Seniors Guide Staff

In their latest “Doc Minute” Video, the doctors of HCA Healthcare provide several fall prevention tips.

Courtesy of Mark Bouziane, PT, MSPT, MEd for Retreat Doctor’s Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, the experts provide important safety tips in just 3 minutes.

Among older adults falls are the primary cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries and 1 in 3 older adults falls each year, but less than half talk to their doctors about it, according the CDC.

Mark Bouziane, Retreat Doctors’ Hospital Physical Therapist, provides techniques to prevent falls and improve balance and explains who is at the greatest risk for falls.

Watch the video below!

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