Tag: falls

Treatments for Frequent Falls in Parkinson’s Patients: By Dr. De Leon

“Most important thing in life is learning how to fall.” ― Jeannette Walls, Half Broke Horses       There are many reasons people with Parkinson’s fall so it’s important to identify the cause correctly in order to solve the problem and prevent fractures and hospitalizations which only increase mortality and disability. Every patient can experience all

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Tips for preventing falls and hip fractures in Parkinson’s patients: By Dr. De Leon

First let’s look at the general population in order to understand how big a problem this is and how to avoid falling if possible. The number of falls increase with age. The reason for this increase is due to a number of contributing factors such as poor vision, decrease hearing, loss of balance, dizziness, and

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