Lower Systolic Blood Pressure in Standing Predicts Falls

Prevention of Falls

Physical therapist often educate clients/patients about the risk factors associated in the prevention of falls and related accidents.

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Systolic blood pressure less than 140 mm HG in standing was found to be an independent predictor of loss of balance and falls in adults over age of 65. Interestingly diastolic blood pressure appears not to be related with falls.

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