Steady in Stockport - falls and fracture prevention and bone health improvement
Stay steady and independent
Take positive steps to prevent slips, trips, falls and fractures.
Ageing affects balance, muscle strength and bone health but this is not as people often think an inevitable part of getting older. Most falls and fractures can be prevented with some simple changes in your life and home and by doing so it will help you to stay healthy and well.
There are various simple things you can do to stay steady on your feet, keep your bones healthy and contribute to your quality of life. Maintaining strength and balance are especially important to help you carry on doing the things you enjoy and to stay independent.
Our ‘Steady in Stockport’ falls and fracture prevention and bone health program will support you to take steps to reduce your risk of falling and to keep your bones strong.
In this section you can find information about the various causes of falls and how to prevent them.
Steady in Stockport Falls Prevention and Bone Health Service
2018: Osteoporosis Education Sessions - Poster
2018: Osteoporosis Peer Support Network - Poster
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