Fitness Friday: Fight the Fall

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall. September is National Falls Prevention Awareness Month. FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers is on a mission to help eliminate falls through a national campaign, “Fight the Fall.” Falls are the leading cause of injury for those 65 and older, but they are not an inevitable part of aging. WINK News Fitness Expert Mike Drumm and Dr. Danica Michels stopped by the studio to discuss the importance of fall prevention and how you can “Fight the Fall.” Free Falls Risk Assessment 
  • Free Falls Risk Assessment & fall prevention tips
  • FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers
  • 13010 Metro Pkwy, Fort Myers
  • Offered at 166 FYZICAL Therapy Clinics in 35 States
  • Week of September 19th – 23rd
  • Falls Prevention Awareness Day is September 22nd
  • To register: vist or call (239) 561-5616
  • Email for a home safety report to “fall proof” your home

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