Fall Prevention

Did you know that 1 in 4 Americans aged 65+ falls every year?

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans, but there may also be other risk factors that could lead to a fall including:

  • Arthritis
  • Weakness
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Replacement
  • Back Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson’s
  • Strokes
  • Unsteadiness
  • Lower body weakness
  • Vitamin D deficiency
  • Walking or balance issues
  • Use of some medicines (such as sedatives or antidepressants)
  • Vision problems
  • Foot pain or poor footwear
  • Home hazards such an uneven steps or rugs and clutter

Preventing falls before they happen is the key to ensuring good physical health for older Americans. At Capitol Physical Therapy, we don’t want the fear of falling to slow you or your loved ones down.

Our team has developed an Evidence-Based Fall Prevention program to be utilized in conjunction with the normal course of physical therapy treatment. This program takes a one on one approach, designed to put safety first and ensure patients get and stay on their feet.

We provide education and training on:

  • Why falls happen
  • What to do if you or a loved one falls and how to get up
  • How to make your home safe from falls

Benefits of our program include:

  • Improving balance
  • Building strength
  • Increasing confidence
  • Reducing the fear of falling

Our Fall Prevention Program is covered by most insurances - if you would like more information about the program, please call us, or click here to download the fall-risk assessment checklist and talk to your doctor about your risk of falling today.

Free Screen on Us

We offer complimentary screens at all Capitol PT locations. If you’ve been dealing with a nagging injury or persistent pain, don’t wait any longer.

It all begins with an appointment.


Here’s what some of our patients had to say

Thank you so much! I love you guys and the care I received!

five stars Zoe Capitol PT Patient

I recently had knee replacement surgery.  I decided to do my physical therapy at Capitol Physical Therapy in Verona because it would be convenient.  I am so glad I made that decision.  Nash made me feel comfortable right away. He is very knowledgeable and has a calm, encouraging manner.  I was thrilled with the success…

five stars Mary M. Capitol PT Patient

Julie and Jessica were invaluable in my breast cancer recovery. After a long recovery from a mastectomy, chemo, radiation, and reconstructive surgery with implants, I still suffered from pain in my ribs below my breast and pain in my breast area from radiation. The Breast Center at UW Hospital was incredible during the implant surgery…

five stars Jill L. Capitol PT Patient

From the first time I met Julie and Jessica, it was clear that concern for my total care was their priority. This included both the physical and mental challenges of breast cancer recovery. Upon learning of their focus on all aspects of this targeted program, I knew I was in the right place and on…

five stars Beth S. Capitol PT Patient

After a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction which required muscle to be removed from my back and brought to my chest, I didn’t want anyone touching me.  My chest felt weird, I was in a lot of pain, and I was tired of doctor appointments.  But I also felt very weak and knew I needed…

five stars Becky G. Capitol PT Patient

We rate Capitol Physical Therapy a 10; we are extremely happy! After having received excellent PT in the past, we had no doubt this was the only place we would trust with our son’s recovery. The warm, welcoming environment makes it a comfortable place to receive therapy. This puts him at ease allowing for the…

five stars Mary Y. Capitol PT Patient

After just 4 visits…I feel like a brand new person. Before, I could barely walk for 15 minutes without my back screaming in pain. Now I’m zooming through therapy and going on walks at home.

five stars Christy F. Capitol PT Patient

Wonderful staff, very helpful, competent and professional. They listen to what I say and are working with me to meet my goal.

five stars Barbara E. Capitol PT Patient

Amazing service. They have gone out of their way to call and follow up with me while doing my at-home exercises. Highly recommend.

five stars Josh F. Capitol PT Patient

My husband was skeptical of my choice to use physical therapy to treat my back pain instead of medications. After seeing my results from working with the Capitol Physical Therapy team, my husband is a believer now too.

five stars Tiffany B. Capitol PT Patient

Is senior exercise treatment right for you?

Schedule an appointment or call us at (608) 527-0602