Source: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
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Date of publication: 5th March 2018
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: The study investigated the effects of a 12-week unsupervised HEP following supervised clinic-based balance training on functional mobility, balance, fall risk, and gait.
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Source: The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, 2016, online
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Date of publication: August 2016
Publication type: Website news item
In a nutshell: A physiotherapist at a west London falls service has ‘significantly improved’ the health of patients, according to four commonly-used clinical outcome measures. The patients were discharged from April to June, and at the end of the programme people had improved their balance by nearly seven points on the Berg Balance Scale. Timed Up and Go, a simple and reliable test of a person’s risk of falls, showed an average improvement of nearly seven seconds across the group.
Length of publication: 1 page