Strong On Your Feet

8 week program individually designed to help prevent falls in our older population

Falls

Falls are a common problem for older people and are one of the main causes of hospitalisation in the over 65 years age group.

There are many causes of falls.

  • Risk factors include:

  • Poor eyesight

  • Poor fitting footwear

  • Environmental hazards

  • Chronic health problems

  • Taking multiple medications

Many people think that falls are a part of getting older, but they are not a normal part of ageing.  Many falls can be prevented and ageing does not have to mean a loss of independence.


Falls Prevention classes are an effective way to reduce your falls risk and help you to live a safe and active lifestyle.


Benefits of Falls Prevention Classes?

  • Strategies to reduce risk factors

  • Increased strength

  • Increased balance

  • Increased safety

  • Increased confidence

  • Strategies to maintain independence

  • Fun

Available in:

Cost:

Cost is $27 per class ($22 for pensioners). Vouchers for multiple classes can be purchased at a discounted rate.

Claimable with most private health funds (check with your insurer - code 560)

Click in the table above to view the current timetable for your nearest clinic.  If these times do not suit you, please let us know and we will try to accommodate you in a future class.

Call us to find out more about this class or to book in.  We look forward to seeing you!

© 2020 Good Country Physiotherapy

BORDERTOWN

6 Woolshed St

08 8752 2330

NARACOORTE

157 Smith St

08 8762 1515

KEITH

13a McBain St

08 8755 1530

KINGSTON SE

Young St

08 8762 1515

SERVICING THE LIMESTONE COAST SOUTH AUSTRALIA

PO Box 175 BORDERTOWN SA 5268

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