Andy Champion is a physical therapist and the OnBoarding Manager for VSTBalance at VirtuSense.
TUG or Timed Up and Go is a standardized screening tool designed to measure the mobility and fall risk of older adults. It was originally introduced as the “get up and go” in 1986..
In part one, we defined cadence and gait speed and how they impact falls. While these two variables have a high impact on fall risk, there are other variables that can be assessed..
Ever wonder why elderly people tend to fall more? How can a person's mobility impact their quality of life? As physical therapists, these are questions we try to answer for our..