Stand Tall

Reflexion Health Ranked among CDC's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 'Success Stories'

Reflexion Health Ranked among CDC's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 'Success Stories'

We’re proud to be listed among the ‘Success Stories’ by the CDC’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, where we’re described by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as offering one of the “few evidence-based exercise programs proven effective at improving strength and reducing falls.”

Reflexion Health Expands Stand Tall Program with Open House at Brooks Rehabilitation

According to the CDC, over 2.8 million older adults are treated in emergency rooms annually for fall-related injuries. With 20 to 30 percent of those individuals suffering severe injuries, it's more important than ever to help prevent falls. Brooks Rehabilitation, an expert in providing medical rehabilitation services, understands this critical need and is leading the way by expanding its "Stand Tall" fall prevention program.

National Fall Prevention Awareness Day

September 23 marks the first day of fall and is appropriately labeled as National Fall Prevention Awareness Day, designed to bring awareness to one of the most preventable public health problems. According to the CDC, over 2.5 million adults 65 and over are treated in emergency departments annually for fall-related injuries. Twenty to 30 percent of these patients will suffer severe injuries, the most common being traumatic brain injuries, making it difficult to get around or live independently and increasing the risk of early death.