Archive for the ‘Balance’ Category

Are You Afraid of Falling? Do These 4 Things Now    

One out of every 4 older adults fall each year in the U.S.  Although very common, falling is not a…

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Physical therapy for balance

3 Signs You Should Walk with a Cane

According to the CDC, falls among adults 65 and older lead to 34,000 deaths each year.  This makes falls the…

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Fall prevention

10 Simple Ways to Prevent Falls in Your Home

According to the CDC, 1 out of every 4 Americans over the age of 65 experience a fall each year….

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How to prevent falls in your home

Balance Training: Perturbation Exercise Reduces Falls

Conventional balance training exercises are proven to reduce falls by 20% to 30%. Most of these exercises are done slowly…

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Physical therapy for fall prevention

3 Balance Exercises to Help People with Osteoporosis

Your chances of suffering a fracture from osteoporosis increase with age and if you are female.  Many fractures lead to…

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Physical therapy for osteoporosis

Knee Replacement: Improve Your Balance and Walking

Knee replacement surgery is a proven way to decrease pain from knee arthritis.  Surgery also results in substantial improvements in…

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Balance exercise

The Best Balance Exercises for Hip and Knee Arthritis

Are you having trouble walking, climbing stairs, or standing up from a chair?  Is your knee or hip pain interfering…

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Balance exercise for arthritis

How to Avoid Falling: Start a Home Exercise Program

More than 30 percent of people 65 and older fall each year. This increases to 50 percent for those in…

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Falls in the elderly

Helpful Tips for Neck Pain and Dizziness

If you are suffering from neck pain and dizziness you are not alone.  Dizziness accounts for 7% of doctor visits…

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cervicogenic dizziness

Afraid of Falling? 3 Simple Balance Exercises

Almost 10 million Americans report problems with balance.  About 40% of people over the age of 60 experience problems with…

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