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Minimize Falls During the Icy Season

By |2024-05-10T08:13:28-04:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z, Physical Therapy|Tags: , |

The best way to stay safe from icy falls this winter is to… walk like a penguin. That’s right! Follow these 7 ways to stay upright and prevent yourself from falling:

  • Position center of gravity directly over feet
  • Toes pointed slightly outward
  • Knees relaxed
  • Bend forward slightly
  • Keep hands free and outside of pockets
  • Go slowly
  • Take short steps

Fall Prevention Support

If you are concerned about falling, get the support you need at CentraState rehabilitation centers. Our physical therapists can educate you on prevention tips and help you keep moving. Call 732-294-2700 to get started.

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