One out of every five falls results in an injury such as a broken bone. While falling is a more common concern for older adults, preventing them is important for people of all ages.
We help patients at risk of falling for a variety of reasons, including:
We also can help if you’ve experienced falls with no known cause, are afraid of falling, if you have a history of a disability (such as a brain injury, stroke or spinal cord injury), or if you recently suffered a fall.
Our goal is to ensure your safety so you can maintain an independent lifestyle.
Your treatment begins with a thorough evaluation of your medical and social history and an examination of your risk factors. This may include assessment of:
You’ll work with our team of therapists to develop an individualized treatment plan to meet your goals and reduce your fall risk. Depending on your needs, treatment may include:
Education is a very important part of your therapy. We consider your family’s involvement to be a key component of our program. We’ll educate you and your family or caregiver about any potential safety concerns. We’ll also provide training and support to ensure treatment can continue at home and in other settings. Finally, we’ll also give you a fall reduction home assessment guide.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
235 Wealthy St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Mary Free Bed at Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan – East
5800 Foremost Drive SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Standale
3863 Lake Michigan Drive NW #2
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Walker
1550 Three Mile Road NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
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3290 N Wellness Drive
Building D, Suite 150
Holland, MI 49424
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6425 S Harvey St.
Norton Shores, MI 49444