Due to hurricane damage, the Havelock location is closed until further notice. Havelock therapists Hannah Zhang, Sarah Hall and Judy Hickes are available to see patients at the New Bern location. Please call the New Bern location at (252) 636-9800 to discuss your care.

Evidence-Based Practice Fall Prevention

What evidence-based fall prevention practices do physical therapists use?

January 3rd, 2022

Identifying strategies to prevent falls requires a comprehensive approach. This is where evidence-based fall prevention comes into play.  Comprehensive assessments of fall risk can be facilitated by a multidisciplinary team. That includes family physicians, geriatricians, nurses, occupational therapists and physical therapists. Evidence-based fall prevention emphasizes the need for training practices. It can help to improve

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