Things to Know
7.5 persons out of 10 falling elderlies suffer injuries
Many people, especially the elderly, are afraid of falling. About 75% of elderly people who fall will suffer injuries, including head trauma and fractures. There are many causes of falls, common ones include: poor vision, dizziness, joint and gait problems, weakened balance ability, etc.
Body systems that affect balance include:
2) Inner ear
In addition, the cerebellum is responsible for coordination, which affects balance.
Regular physical examinations can help you understand your physical condition.