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ACE Report #11972
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The Modified Otago Exercises Prevent Grip Strength Deterioration Among Older Fallers in the Malaysia


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The Modified Otago Exercises Prevent Grip Strength Deterioration Among Older Fallers in the Malaysian Falls Assessment and Intervention Trial (MyFAIT)

J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2019 Jul/Sep;42(3):123-129.

Contributing Authors: LK Liew MP Tan PJ Tan S Mat LA Majid KD Hill M Mazlan

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Synopsis

Sixty-seven patients over 65 with a history of a recent fall were randomized evenly to the modified Otago Exercise Program (OEP, N = 34) or usual care (N = 33). The OEP lasted three months in duration, and patients were followed up at three months (OEP group only) and six months (both groups). Outcomes assessed were grip strength, Timed Up and Go (TUG) test, Functional Reach (FR) test, Five Times ...

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