Falls Prevention at St George
What is falls prevention?
Strength and balance are very important factors in determining how likely you are to experience a fall. Our physios can help you assess your risk of a fall and implement a strength program that will improve your balance, while allowing you to remain safe and independent in your home.
Why is falls prevention important?
Falls are a major and very common problem for people over the age of 65, accounting for almost 40% of hospital admissions. By working with your physiotherapist to improve your strength and balance, you will be able to minimise your risk of injury which will help you to maintain your independence.
Is a referral required?
No referral is required to see a physio for an assessment.
Can I claim this service on extras on my health insurance?
Physio sessions may be claimed on private health insurance depending on your level of cover, please check with your private health insurance provider.
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