Winter is here and it’s not going anywhere for a long time! If you aren’t one of over 500,000 Canadian snowbirds wintering in Florida, these tips could save you a costly fall.
Did you know? Falls on ice cause more serious injuries than any single winter sport. In fact, injuries incurred in all winter sports combined don't account for as many hospitalizations as falls on ice.
Many clinical studies with seniors have proven hip supports prevent critical hip incidents in the event of a fall. However, convincing a parent, loved one or even your self to wear a hip support can be riddled with outdated hesitations. Here are 5 common misconceptions and the facts that will set you back on the path of health and safety:
1. I Don’t Need a Hip Support