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Of those who fall, 20% to 30% suffer moderate to severe injuries that make it hard to get around or live alone and increase the chances of early death
Balance training and rehabilitation has been repeatedly demonstrated to provide both functional gains and reduce risk for falling
Physical and Occupational Therapy (PT and OT) are one of the rehabilitation specialists of choice for balance training. Therapists are able to perform comprehensive evaluations and assessments of functional limitations.
A physical therapist specializing in the treatment of balance disorders can assess and treat multiple complaints including:
Baylor Medical Center at Irving has the unique opportunity to assist with assessment and treatment of individuals with the assistance of the EquiTest Smart Balance Master system. The EquiTest system is able to assist with assessment of the individual's ability to sense stability and balance sensory function. The system is able to assess the ability of your legs / feet, vision and inner ear function.
Appointments are made by calling 972.579.8155. For referral, you will need a prescription signed by your physician.
Baylor Medical Center at Irving1901 North MacArthur Blvd.Irving, Texas 75061Phone: 972.579.8155Fax: 972.579.4398
Hours of operation are generally 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Patients are seen by appointment.
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