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Hospital Particular Alvor


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Hospital Particular Gambelas


Urgent Care

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Madeira Medical Center


Urgent Care

Physical Exercise in the prevention of falls 

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 The global aging process translates into a severe demographic change.

Being in the 65 years age group or order means being more susceptible to a decline in health. Approximately one third of people in this age group have a history of one fall per year, with associated injuries, decreased functional capacity and increased mortality, which is today one of the most serious public health issues.

Muscle weakness, gait disturbances and changes in balance are factors that promote falls and are associated with aging, however they can be altered with the regular practice of structured physical exercise.

Service available at

  • Hospital Particular do Algarve | Alvor

  • Hospital Particular do Algarve | Gambelas

  • Hospital Particular da Madeira | Funchal

  • Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos

  • Centro Médico Internacional - VRSA

  • Clínica Particular Medchique

  • Clínica Particular SIIPEMOR

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