Our Mission is to Stop Falls! But, How?

Take the quiz below to assess your risk for falls and injury developed by

The Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Fall Risk Assessment Quiz

Stop Elderly Accidental Death and Injury (STEADI) Risk Assessment Quiz.

1. I have fallen in the past year.

2. I use or have been advised to use a cane or walker to get around safely.

3. Sometimes I feel unsteady when I am walking.

4. I steady myself by holding onto furniture when walking at home.

5. I am worried about falling.

6. I need to push with my hands to stand up from a chair.

7. I have some trouble stepping up onto a curb.

8. I often have to rush to the toilet.

9. I have lost some feeling in my feet.

10. I take medicine that sometimes makes me feel light-headed or more tired than usual.

11. I take medicine to help me sleep or improve my mood.

12. I often feel sad or depressed.

If you scored 4 points or more, you may be at risk of falling. Talk to your physical therapist or schedule a free appointment with us below to discuss how we can help you.

team work: hwy physical therapy center 50+ and NWSDS

Highway Physical Therapy Clinic is committed to addressing fall risks and injuries in older adults. As a healthcare provider, we play a vital role in preventing and managing falls, given that over 25% of individuals aged 65 and older experience falls annually, resulting in millions of emergency department visits. We work alongside you to provide targeted care and support to enhance the well-being and independence of our older patients.