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Free From Falls: A Comprehensive Fall Prevention Program for People with MS - Washington, D.C., DCW

Do you sometimes feel unstable on your feet?

Do you often use a wall or furniture to help you balance when you walk?

Do you get nervous going down stairs?

Have you had an unexpected fall?

Falls are quite common among people with MS. But there is something you can do to reduce your risk and prevent unnecessary injuries that can impact your well-being.

Free From Falls is a new 8-week fall prevention program designed specifically for people with MS who are able to walk, but may be at risk for falling.

8 consecutive Tuesdays: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and May 7, 14, 21
6-8 p.m.
Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, D.C.

In just 8 weeks you will:

  • Gain an increased awareness of what can contribute to falls.
  • Identify strategies to prevent falls in your home and in the community.
  • Engage in and develop a fitness plan to improve balance, endurance, strength and mobility to reduce fall risk.
  • Increase your confidence to avoid falls and to manage falls, if they do occur.

In a fun, supportive group atmosphere, expert instructors in rehabilitation, health, and wellness will help you develop a personal plan to maximize your safety and well-being.

Contact Kelly at 202-296-5363, option 2 or Kelly.Schrader@nmss.org for an application or to determine if this FREE program is right for you.

Date:
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM