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Free Balance Screenings

Published on Wednesday, September 12, 2018
man balancing on a beamFalling once doubles your chance of falling again. With more than one out of every four seniors (65 years or older) who fall each year, less than half will tell their doctor. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2.8 million seniors are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries annually.

In an effort to help with balance and fall prevention, McLaren Northern Michigan offers free balance screenings at their outpatient therapy clinics in Petoskey, Cheboygan, and Gaylord.

The balance screening is an opportunity for any community member who is experiencing balance problems, has been counseled by a regarding an increase fall risk, or is 55 years and older.

Call to make an appointment: (231) 487-7486.