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News on Overactive Bladder and Fall Risk in Older Women

Jul 10, 2023, 07:00 AM by SCOA

Dr. Steve Fisher & Colleagues have published a new article, "Cumulative Effects of Comorbid Burden and Overactive Bladder Symptoms on Fall Risk Among Older Women Seeking Treatment for Urogynecologic Conditions," in the journal Urogynecology. Several news outlets covered this new research.

"Injurious falls complicate the treatment of all other coexisting health conditions. Raising the topic with patients whose profile suggests it may be a concern could increase the odds of successful outcomes for the primary disorder." — Steve R. Fisher, PhD, PT

Read more:

Pelvic Floor Disorders and Overactive Bladder Increase Fall Risk

Combination of OAB, older age, and comorbid conditions increase fall risk in women with pelvic floor disorders

Dr. Fisher highlights factors influencing fall risk among women with pelvic floor disorders

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