Prevalence and Market Size

The CDC states that falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among persons aged ≥ 65 years (older adults)1

25% of adults

over the age of 65 experience at least one fall per year

Up to 30%

of falls result in serious injury

Falls are the #1

cause of traumatic brain injury & injury-related death among seniors

$65 billion+

is the annual cost of hospitalization, medical & nursing care related to falls

"A drug that reduces falls, gait, and balance will be revolutionary."
Dr. Abraham N. Lieberman, MD2

1Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Weekly / September 23, 2016 / 65(37);993–998 Gwen Bergen, PhD1; Mark R. Stevens, MA, MSPH2; Elizabeth R. Burns, MPH1 (View author affiliations)

2Dr Abraham Lieberman has published nearly 200 scientific papers and books on PD and Falls, and has treated
more than 40,000 patients during his 50 years as a practicing neurologist .

3Allen NE, Schwarzel AK, Canning CG. Recurrent Falls in Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review. Parkinsons Disease.
2013;2013:1-16. doi:10.1155/2013/906274

4Bergen G, Stevens MR, Burns ER. Falls and Fall Injuries Among Adults Aged ≥65 Years — United States, 2014. MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
2016;65(37):993-998. doi:10.15585/mmwr.mm6537a2

5Jager TE, Weiss HB, Coben JH, Pepe PE. Traumatic Brain Injuries Evaluated in U.S. Emergency Departments, 1992-1994. Academic Emergency Medicine.
2000;7(2):134-140. doi:10.1111/j.1553-2712.2000.tb00515.x

6Important Facts about Falls. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Published February 10, 2017. Accessed June 18, 2020.


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