According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than a third of all U.S. adults aged 65 and older experience a fall each year, with up to 30 percent suffering moderate to severe injuries. As a result, it’s imperative that seniors take balance issues seriously.
Falls due to balance issues can be caused by a number of factors
- Joint stiffness
- General pain
- inner ear problems
- Lack of exercise
- Issues related to aging
- Parkinson’s disease
- Reduce the risk of falling
- Improve your balance
- Strengthen your body
- Improve your mobility
- Increase your level of activity
- Reduce your fear of falling
- Establish confidence in yourself and your body
The bottom line
If you’re experiencing problems with balance or have an increasing fear of falling, or if you have fallen in the past, Elevate Physical Therapy Fitness and Performance will provide you with a full balance assessment to identify the cause of your balance issues and build an individualized program with an eye toward strengthening and stabilizing your body.
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