Preventing Falls on the First Day of Fall — And Every Day
September 20, 2017
The 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day is September 22, 2017: the first day of fall. This event — coordinated by the National Council on Aging
— raises awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries.
from several countries report that 50-70% of people with MS report falls within the past 2-6 months. About 30% of those individuals report falling multiple times, with injuries resulting from those falls.
Research is being done into falls:
The Society supports people with MS in understanding risks and preventing falls: