The Otago Exercise Program (OEP) is an evidence-based fall risk management exercise program that has demonstrated a 35% reduction in falls in high risk older adults. This module provides an overview of the OEP, describes the most appropriate patients, and demonstrates how to implement the program.
Section 1: Skill Builder: Prescribing the Otago Exercise Program
What Is It?
Prescribing the Program
Kristen graduated from Springfield College in 2012 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She completed an Orthopedic and Manual Therapy Residency through Evidence in Motion in 2014. She has worked primarily in the outpatient orthopedic setting and her clinical experience includes the treatment of patients with vestibular disorders, post-concussion syndrome, complex hypermobility disorders, and a wide variety of orthopedic conditions. Disclosure: Kristen Wulfing, PT, DPT discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as Collecting Speakers Fees Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor
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