More than 25% of people aged 65 years and older will fall each year. Falls are the most common cause of both traumatic brain injury and fractures in older adults and are the leading cause of unintentional death for this population. Falls ,and a fear of falling, can diminish a person’s ability to lead a full and independent life, or worse, continue living at all. Although 1 in every 4 older adults falls each year, falling is not a part of normal aging. As a medical provider we have a large body of knowledge and skills to reduce these risks and help return the power to the patient/client to reduce their risk of falls.1,2 The key word here is power, which to some may already resonate from your physics 101 course in college. Power is, simply put, the rate at which work is performed. So, does that mean you should do a task at a faster rate to increase your power? Well the answer is: yes and no.