Did you know that falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries to seniors in the U.S.? Every 11 seconds a senior citizen visits an emergency room as the result of a fall.
Keeping our balance is important to prevent falls, as is staying active to keep muscles strong and flexible. Here are our top tips to help senior citizens prevent a disabling fall:
By making your home safer and building your strength, you will be doing all that you can to prevent falls.
For any type of foot or ankle pain, call us. Foot pain is not normal! If you have pain from bunions or any other foot or ankle condition or have suffered any type of foot injury, please call Dr. Christopher M. Funk, Dr. Bradley A. Whitaker or Dr. Peter C. Merrill at Desert Podiatric Medical Specialists. Our professional staff offers expert podiatry services at three Pima County offices: Tucson, Oro Valley and Green Valley. Please call us today at (520) 575-0800 to schedule your appointment.