Are You Afraid of Falling?
Take our balance quiz and make a note of how many you have checked.
O I am over 65 years old.
O I am afraid of falling.
O I am less active than I was a year ago.
O I have trouble going up and down stairs, dressing and/or getting in and
out of the car.
O I sometimes feel “dizzy” or “off balance.”
O I use a cane, walker or crutches to walk or I hold onto walls/furniture.
O I have fallen in the past year.
O I am taking more than five (5) medications.
O My vision and/or my hearing is not as good as it should be.
O I have or have had: Low blood pressure Stroke A neurological disorder
such as Parkinson’s Disease or Multiple Sclerosis.
If you answered yes to three or more questions, you would benefit from a balance evaluation from one of our licensed physical therapists. Ask your doctor. Call 1.866.NAZARETH (1.866.629.2738) for more information.