Portrait of Prof Steve Lord

Episode 4: Prof Stephen Lord confirms that you’re only as healthy as your arteries

A new discovery by Professor Stephen Lord and Dr Alfred Wong shows High Pulse Wave Velocity (PWV) is a risk factor for falls in the elderly.

Over the last 25 years, Professor Lord has worked in the areas of physiology, instability, falls and fractures in older people. As an expert in the field, he talks here about how poor artery health can affect your brain and therefore affect your likelihood of having a fall.