The Evolv Fall Prevention Program is a validated exercise regime for seniors at risk of falling which increases stamina, muscle strength and improves balance and gait
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), falls are the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. Adults older than 65 years of age suffer the greatest number of fatal falls.
The WHO also notes that muscle strengthening and balance retraining are necessary to reduce risk of falls in seniors. Studies using validated exercise programs show the can reduce falls in seniors by up to 35%.
Evolv and a team of international clinicians and researchers developed a Multicomponent Digital Fall Prevention Program using virtual reality, motion capture technologies and gamification.
The program consists of a validated exercise regime for seniors at risk of falling which increases stamina, muscle strength and improves balance and gait. EvolvRehab makes exercising fun for older adults through engaging activities with easy-to-understand instruction.
Therapists prescribe a personalized program for each person and can remotely track adherence and performance of each user.
The Evolv Fall Prevention Program can be used in care homes, seniors’ communities, community health centers and at home allowing more elderly people to access this much needed healthcare service.