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Reddy Care Physical Therapy in Great Neck, New York Offers Fall Prevention Booklet For Seniors

Reddy Care Provides Helpful Information For Seniors and Caregivers

 
PRLog - Dec. 20, 2011 - GREAT NECK, N.Y. -- Reddy Care Physical Therapy, a leading physical therapy practice in Great Neck, New York has made available a  16-page booklet highlighting ways to prevent falls. The  offer is part of Reddy Care's ongoing outreach to the senior community in Western Nassau County and Queens.

Falls, in particular, are  a very serious problem for seniors. Falling is the leading cause of injury deaths among people 65 years or older. In the United States, one of every three people in this age group falls every year. Of all fractures from falls, hip fractures cause the greatest number of deaths and lead to the most severe health problems.

"We are pleased to make this important information available as part of our senior outreach initiative," said Dr. Vinod Somareddy, DPT, founder and president of Reddy Care."It is important that seniors  are safeguaded against the serious consequences of falling."

Entitled "Fall Prevention Program," the free booklet outlines the seriousness of falls, common risk factors, a home safety checklist and the role physical therapy can  play in minimizing the risk of falling and maintaining range of motion. Reddy Care regularly performs balance and risk of fall assessments for many seniors among its patients.

To obtain a copy of the  booklet, Western Nassau County and Queens residents should contact Reddy Care Physical Therapy at 516-829-0030. Visit at www.reddycare.net

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Last Updated:Dec 20, 2011
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