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An Updated Cochrane Review: Can Exercise Reduce Falls in Our Elderly Population? Which Exercises Show Proof?

We all know how devastating falls can be in our older patients. I send many to physical therapy specifically for fall prevention. Most have osteoporosis, and although I believe this is the right thing to do, I am not sure how effective a prescription for “gait and balance training/muscle strengthening” is for preventing falls. more >

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