Five Key Exercises To Improve Balance And Prevent Falls

Five Key Exercises To Improve Balance And Prevent Falls

Source: wesmoss.com

More than 1/3 of people over the age of 65 experience a fall or already have fall-related issues. The consequences of falling can be severe given the lowered bone density, weakened muscles, and decreased capacity of the body to heal itself as we grow older. While there are many causes and risk factors for falls such as weakened reflexes, osteoporosis, environmental hazards, and surgery, we need to focus on finding a solution to the problem rather than dwelling on our fears of falling.

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