Senior Balance Exercises To Decrease Fractures

By Suzanne Stoke, Physical Therapist @ Exercise For Balance via www.exerciseforbalance.com

   Avoiding falls that produce fractures in older adults is one of the main goals of practicing senior balance exercises as part of a daily routine. Please see  http://www.exerciseforbalance.com/buy-now One of the more common injuries that occurs with a fall is spinal fractures. Spinal fractures occur more often as individuals age. As far as age-related fractures are concerned, spine fractures are the most common and can affect up to 25 percent of all postmenopausal women in he United States. By the age of eighty, forty percent of women and twenty percent of men can experience a spinal fracture. Spinal fractures leave the individual with nagging back pain, stooped posture and greater immobility. These side effects of spine fractures can further increase the risk of falling and experiencing additional injuries. As a result, medical professionals like doctors, physician assistants and physical therapists recommend that aging individuals regularly perform senior balance exercises to enhance their overall stability and limit the potential of a fall.

Senior Balance Exercises For Fall Reduction

   To limit the possibility of a fall and sustaining a spinal fracture, older adults are encouraged to perform senior balance exercises every day. As an example, you can rehearse an equilibrium routine where you stand on one foot and move the other foot up and forwards, mimicking taking a step up onto a stair. This combination of a static and dynamic steadiness routine can be performed three times on each leg and can help avoid tripping or falling on stairs or curbs. You can learn how to rehearse this senior balance exercise and other steadiness routines as well as safety tips to keep from falling by joining in with the instruction from a knowledgeably Physical Therapist in the Exercise For Balance DVD.

Senior Balance Exercises In The Exercise For Balance DVD

    Spinal fractures can be very painful and debilitating, to avoid them as much as possible, get started on a course of the best balance exercises with the Exercise For Balance DVD. The healthcare provider recommended Exercise For Balance DVD is a high quality instructional DVD to use at home or in a group setting. The easy to understand and simple to follow Exercise For Balance DVD includes  a step by step series of the latest balance and strength exercises necessary to optimize senior fitness and to carry out basic daily activities like shopping, doing laundry,  walking, standing, cleaning house, stair climbing or to advance to more difficult pursuits like skiing, dancing, playing golf and hiking. In the  comprehensive Exercise For Balance DVD, you will learn how to improve stability, how to apply steadiness techniques and how to safely execute balance routines from a  qualified balance specialist — licensed Physical Therapist—who has worked with balance and dizziness disorders for over 25 years. Get your copy of the Exercise For Balance DVD by clicking on the BUY NOW button

Avoid spine fractures by starting balance exercises today with the Exercise For Balance DVD to improve balance and prevent falls.

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