A member asked:

How can i avoid hurting myself on the ice this winter, ive fallen on cleats, ice bugs, stabilizers, etc., i got myself an ice cane, will that work?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

cannot say in your particular case, but balance issues (parkinson's, ear disorders, drug effects), movement disorders among others are issues. Fall mitigation (martial arts training), gracefulness and balance training (ballroom dance), bone mineral density testing are some other thoughts.

Answered Oct 20, 2015



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