4 Ways to Incorporate Balance Into Your Everyday Life

4 Ways to Incorporate Balance Into Your Everyday Life

The 22nd of this month is fall prevention awareness day. This encourages us to focus on the many ways we can adapt our environment and ourselves to prevent falls. Often, as discussed earlier, this fall prevention focus is directed to our golden years to prevent the...
Importance of Balance Training for Seniors

Importance of Balance Training for Seniors

Why do seniors need to practice balance training? A multitude of things change as you age, not the least of which is muscle tone, eyesight and basic limb strength. These are just a few of the things that can lead to falls in older individuals, which can result in...
Working with a Certified Trainer to Improve Balance

Working with a Certified Trainer to Improve Balance

There are numerous benefits associated with training to improve balance. Most individuals mistakenly believe that balance training is only appropriate for those that are recovering from injuries. According to research, balance training with a certified person is...
Balance and Falls – A Complication of Aging

Balance and Falls – A Complication of Aging

According to the World Health Organization, falls are considered the most prominent of all external causes associated with unintentional injuries. Falls are especially common among the elderly. Statistics released in a WHO report show that up to 35% of all people age...
Physical Therapy for Balance Helps Prevent Falls

Physical Therapy for Balance Helps Prevent Falls

Falls have the potential to diminish an individual’s ability to live life in an active and independent manner. Physical therapy for balance aids in preventing these potentially harmful occurrences. According to statistics, approximately one third of all people that...