Half of all falls occur in the home or around the home. Trip hazards are everywhere, but we either don’t recognise them, or think of them as trivial and don’t bother fixing them. Here are some things you can do.1
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2 van Geel TA, et al. Ann Rheum Dis 2009;68:99–102.
3 Johansson H, et al. Osteoporos Int 2017;28:775–80.
4 Kung AW, et al. BMC Womens Health 2013;13:7.
5 International Osteoporosis Foundation. Treatment. osteoporosis.foundation/patients/treatment.