By Justin Yeoh, Musculoskeletal, Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant
For those with reduced mobility, the winter and colder months can be a worrying and stressful time, as the risk of experiencing a slip, trip or fall increases. As well as the risk of sustaining a debilitating injury, the worry of falls can have a big impact on confidence levels, with some individuals limiting their daily activity to reduce their risk.
While the weather remains cold, a few small changes to your routine can help reduce your risk of falling and improve your confidence in your surroundings and your body’s ability. Musculoskeletal, Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Justin Yeoh who consults at our centre in Surrey, shares his top 10 simple tips to reduce falls if you have reduced or low mobility.