Move your feet at the ankle If you have been sitting or lying down for a while, move your feet up and down near your ankle. You could also rotate your foot. These simple exercises will stimulate your circulation and...
What is Dizziness or Vertigo? Dizziness and imbalance are well-recognized problems in elderly. Dizziness is a major public health concern especially among older individuals because it significantly increases the risk of accidental falls and consequent injuries. Falls in the elderly are...
Gait and balance disorders are very common in older adults, especially after the age of 65. Disorders of balance are a major cause of falls in this population. They are associated with increased morbidity and mortality as well as...
Falls are a very common mechanism of injury among the elderly. Most falls result in minor injuries like bruises, scrapes, and cuts. Very few falls in the elderly are likely to cause major injuries like fractures and intracranial bleeds. Among...

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