Injury Prevention

Preventing orthopaedic injuries can improve your bone health. Education classes, assessments, evaluations, and tests are available through various Concord Hospital departments that help mitigate risk factors for orthopaedic injuries and promote wellness. You can turn to The Orthopaedic Institute at Concord Hospital for assistance finding the injury prevention offerings that best meet your needs.

Injury Prevention Offerings

  • Injury prevention education to avoid back and repetitive motion injuries.
  • Work station evaluations to reduce occupational orthopaedic injuries.
  • Falls risk assessments to identify personal and environmental falls risk factors.
  • Falls prevention program to help older adults reduce their fear of falling and improve their activity levels.
  • Nutrition and weight management programs.
  • Bone mineral density testing to screen for osteoporosis.
  • And a Speaker’s Bureau to present topic-specific talks to businesses, schools, and community-based groups.

Upcoming Classes & Events

  • Sep
    19
    Thursday
    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Assess your physical mobility and risk for falling with this falls risk screenings designed to enhance your overall well being.
  • Oct
    7
    Monday
    10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
    Increase your core strength, reduce fatigue and decrease your risk of falling with this 8-week class.
  • Ongoing
    Have you fallen or have a fear of falling? This program is designed to help older adults prevent falls and conquer their fear of falling.
  • Sep
    9
    Monday
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Strengthen your bones, joints, and core plus improve your balance, posture and alignment in this Pilates based mat class.