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Best Foot Forward - Prevent Falls at Home


  • Author: Felisa Pham, Chiropractor
  • Published: 5th August 2017
  • Categories: Blog, Business, Clanfield

Best Foot Forward - Prevent Falls at Home

 

 

The Bathroom

  • Use a non-slip mat inside and outside the tub or shower.
  • Install grab-bars by the toilet and in the tub and shower area.
  • Purchase a non-slip bath and shower bench to get in and out safely.
  • Install a raised toilet seat to make getting on and off easier.

The Kitchen

  • Replace loose scatter mats with rugs that have rubber backing.
  • Wipe up spills immediately.
  • Keep everyday items on shelves within easy reach.
  • Never climb on a chair or stool to reach for something. Always ask for assistance.
  • Use non-slip floor wax.

Stairways

  • Keep stairways clear of clutter that can cause you to trip.
  • Ensure there are handrails on both sides of the staircase.
  • Repair loose railings.
  • Install non-slip strips on the edge of each step.
  • Secure loose or wrinkled carpet.
  • Ensure good lighting in stairwells.

Rest of the House

  • Have a clear path from the bedroom to the bathroom. Place night lights along the way to guide you.
  • Make sure tables and lamps are stable.
  • Always sit down when putting on or taking off shoes and clothing. 

Outdoors

  • Have a clear path from the bedroom to the bathroom. Place night lights along the way to guide you.
  • Make sure tables and lamps are stable.
  • Always sit down when putting on or taking off shoes and clothing.

 

How chiropractic care can improve balance and coordination

We all know that chiropractic care can be beneficial for lower back pain, headaches and various other issues.  Yet, few know that chiropractic care can also improve their balance and coordination. When the musculoskeletal system of the body is properly aligned and function how it should, the individual will have better movement and joint control, and this will lead to better balance and coordination in their everyday life.  We of course recognise that better balance and coordination are important skills for an athlete, but they also play a significant role in the health of every person, especially as we age.

 

Call the Clanfield Chiropractic Clinic today if you have any questions

and if you want to prove your balance and coordination.

 

Tel: 02392005136

 

For mopre information:- http://www.clanfieldonline.com/51/1159/the-clanfield-chiropractic-clinic


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