Tag: Chute


Horse therapy improves postural balance

  A clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of hippotherapy on static and dynamic balance of the elderly. A Korean randomized controlled trial of Kim and colleagues, published in the Journal of Physical Therapy Science in 2014, compared to eight weeks, the effectiveness of hippotherapy program compared to a training on a treadmill on postural and dynamic balance […]

Cost-efficacy of an adapted physical activity program in Parkinson’s disease

A clinical trial evaluating the benefit of the quality of life and cost-effectiveness of an additional program of adapted physical activities (APA) with usual care for patients with Parkinson’s disease who have a high risk for falls. A randomized controlled trial of English Fletcher and colleagues, published in the journal BioMed Central in 2012, compares […]

Preventing Falls Among Older Adults

  A study tested the efficacy of a multidisciplinary program in reducing falls in people over 70 and living at home. This Spanish randomized controlled trial, published in 2012 by Perula and colleagues in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2012, tested the efficacy of a multifactorial intervention program aimed at reducing the risk of falls […]

Preventing falls in hospital

 A study proves the medical and economic effectiveness of a multimedia program for the prevention of falls in hospitalized patients over 60 years. A randomized controlled trial of Australian Haines and colleagues published in the journal BMC Medicine in 2013 tested benefits and the ratio cost / effectiveness of a multimedia education program for the […]