Fall Prevention in Occupational Therapy

Fall Prevention in Occupational Therapy

How can occupational therapy practitioners truly address falls with our patients? Marla Pomeranz talks about how it is not just balance assessments and environmental modifications and how we need to address our patients holistically to make the most impact in the lives of our patients!

Resources from the Show:

Matter of Balance

Call 2-11: local community resource line

TUG balance test

More Cowbelt: custom gait belts

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