ACT4Health Otago Exercise Program
Recommended for those who have Balance Problem identified in our fall risk assessment test.1. What do we offer?
Join our physiotherapist to learn simple, effective, and fun exercises to strengthen muscles and improve balance, while reducing risks of falls for as long as possible.
2. Why do we do it?
Otago was tested locally, and demonstrated to be the most effective for reducing falls and fall-related injuries among older adults and those who have had a previous fall within one calendar year.
Otago also increased the percentage of older adults who were able to live independently in their community.
3. Why with us?
Research shows that improving physical fitness have shown a direct reduction in the risk of falls among older Malaysians. Researchers from University of Malaya, Sarawak General Hospital and Curtin University, Australia used the Otago Exercise Program to improve physical fitness and successfully reduced the number of falls in older Malaysians. This exercise program is also proven to be beneficial for those with joint problems like osteoarthritis , in people with walking problems, and also in people with balance problems.
ACT4Health is a spin-off company of the University of Malaya and the business arm of the Ageing and Age-associated Disorders Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. Founded in 2017, provides conducive venue for clinical research as well as delivery of evidence-based test & therapy and interdisciplinary training &
education to help our clients strive towards healthy ageing.
The assessment will be conducted in ACT4Health centre, which
provides a conducive venue and setting to conduct the assessment.
Education center in Petaling Jaya
Address: 11, Jalan 19/29, Seksyen 19, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
For an effective virtual session, you require a stable internet connection, quietplace, proper lighting conditions, headphone/earphone, and good camera angle.
The trained Assessor will begin the session when everything is properly setup and provide you with the consultation at the of the session.
The duration of the therapy depends on your performance. On average it will be about one hour to one and a half hour
7. Flow of the service & Device involved?
Once the assessment result is obtained, it will be given to you during the consultation.
for both of you and family, ensuring that you continue to live your life well
8. Payment method?
You can place order for this service here. Our trained assessor will contact you within 7 working days for the appointment. If you would like to reschedule the appointment, kindly contact us 3 working days prior to the assessment and please quote your order number.