Tips for Preventing a Bad Fall

Tips for Preventing a Bad Fall

The summer is finally coming to an end. Soon the cool weather will be here as Fall officially starts on September 22nd. That’s also the date we celebrate Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Foot-related health issues may increase the risk of falls. Follow these tips to maximize your chances of preventing a bad fall this September.

MOST COMMON FOOT INJURIES FROM A FALL

Unfortunately, people do fall and many suffer various injuries. Some of the most common foot and ankle injuries are the following:

HOW TO PREVENT FALLS

Maintaining foot health and wearing the proper footwear is vital for keeping your balance and avoiding unnecessary falls that may result in serious injury. Here are some tips to do just that:

Of course, if you are suffering any issues with your feet, it’s best to contact an experienced foot specialist.

Dr. Scott Nelson of Foot and Ankle Medical Clinic in Garland, TX (county of Dallas), is a board-certified and highly experienced podiatrist who has helped people suffering from all types of foot and ankle injuries and deformities. From bunions to diabetic foot problems, sports injuries, and fungal nails, you can trust that Dr. Nelson and his staff are wholeheartedly devoted to your foot health. Please contact our office with any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment by calling 972-414-9800.

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