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How can I prevent falling and having a hip fracture?

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Dr. Haleh Niknia-Agdassi
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Exercise

It is important to exercise to improve balance, strengthen muscles, and help maintain/build bone density.
Balance and flexibility can be improved with exercises such as tai chi and yoga. Making home safety improvements is important as well. Review medications with your physician to evaluate for any possible side effects, i.e. Drowsiness which can increase the risk of falls.

In brief: Exercise

It is important to exercise to improve balance, strengthen muscles, and help maintain/build bone density.
Balance and flexibility can be improved with exercises such as tai chi and yoga. Making home safety improvements is important as well. Review medications with your physician to evaluate for any possible side effects, i.e. Drowsiness which can increase the risk of falls.
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