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Elimination of the risks of falls in the elderly from the point of view of physiotherapy


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Background: Man is exposed to falls performing daily activities, their effects turn out to be more severe especially in the later decades of life. After 60 years, it appears to be a larger number of fractures resulting in the limitation of physical fitness, health complications and life threatening. Therefore, prevention efforts conducted in the form of an in-depth analysis of the falls’ causes which already happened, control of health and proper treatment, conducting systematic, interesting and varied physical activities - in conjunction with education and mental change in a determined way they can and should reduce the risk of falls of the elderly.










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  • University of Administration in Bielsko-Biala, Department of Physiotherapy 43-300 Plac M. Lutra 7, Bielsko-Biała, Poland
  • School of Health Sciences in Katowice, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
  • School of Health Sciences in Katowice, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
  • Faculty of Physiotherapy Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland


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