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Broken arm or wrist

the NHS website

A broken arm or wrist is usually caused by a fall onto an outstretched arm. It takes about six to eight weeks to heal in adults, and less time in children. Doctors refer to all breaks or cracks in bones as fractures. If you think you or your ...

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Falls

the NHS website

Everyone can be at risk of having a fall, but older adults are more vulnerable than others. This is mainly due to long-term health conditions that can increase the chances of a fall. Other groups who are particularly at risk are young children and pe...

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Prescribing movement for Falls and Frailty

Moving Medicine

We've squeezed all the important information into our step-by-step guides to help you have good quality conversations about physical activity. Just pick how much time you've got, we've done the rest.

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Staying steady - improving your strength and balance

Age UK (formerly Age Concern and Help The Aged)

There are many simple things that you can do to stay steady on your feet. This leaflet has information and advice for everyone, whether you're fit and active, have mobility problems, or are worried about falling. As well as practical advice on how yo...

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