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Worried about exercise and falling?

It is common for people to worry so much about falling that they restrict their movement, unfortunately this is a vicious circle as you are more likely to fall if you spend long periods of time seated and don't do any exercise.

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The Otago exercise programme was developed to help prevent falls in the older adult. It was researched and developed by theĀ Falls Prevention Research Group at the University of Otago Medical School.

The programme reduced the fall rate by 35 percent among program participants (with no gender bias) compared with those who did not take part. ...continue reading