Balance Facts

Balance Bacts
  • 1/3 of the population over 65 falls each year
  • Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults
  • Every 13 seconds an older adult is treated in an emergency room for a fall
  • Every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall
  • In 2013, 2.5 million nonfatal falls among older adults were treated in emergency departments
  • Most fractures among among older adults are caused by falls
THE FINANCIAL TOLL FOR OLDER ADULT FALLS IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE AS THE POPULATION AGES AND MAY REACH %67.7 BILLION BY 2020

At FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers, we realize how important it is for people to live life on their own terms, independently and fall-free. We provide a range of programs and therapies to evaluate and treat balance disorders to prevent future falls.

*Statistics come from the National Council on Aging and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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