Balance and Falls Prevention

Balance is crucial for everyday living, weight training, climbing, running, or even just walking around. We all take balance for granted as we navigate without thinking, effort, or fear. For millions, poor balance is a problem. Some people struggle with long-term dizziness or imbalance. Others suffer balance-related falls and injuries. A new study concludes that […]

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Falls Prevention

Over 400 risk factors leading to falls have been identified including lack of physical activity resulting in loss of muscle tone, decreased bone mass, poor balance, and reduced flexibility, impaired vision, medications, disease including Parkinson’s, dementia, stroke and arthritis, surgery, and environmental hazards. MYTH – Many people believe that falls are an inevitable part of […]

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