Senior Balance Exercises Reduce Falls

By Suzanne Stoke, Physical Therapist @ Exercise For Balance via www.exerciseforbalance.combalance exercises for dancing

    One of the fears facing older adults is that they will fall and injure themselves, but medical researchers have demonstrated that by practicing senior balance exercises as a daily routine, aging individuals are less likely to fall. Please see To be specific, medical researchers,  Howe T.E., Rochester L., Jackson A., Banks P.M.H. and Blair V.A., investigated the correlation between performing senior balance exercises and the decrease in falling for older adults. The summary of their study is as follows: Background: Diminished ability to maintain balance may be associated with an increased risk of falling. In older adults, falls commonly lead to injury, loss of independence, Associated illness and early death. Although some exercise interventions with balance and muscle strengthening components have been shown to reduce falls it is not known which elements, or combination of elements, of exercise interventions are most effective for improving balance in older people. Objectives: To present the best evidence for Effectiveness of exercise interventions designed to improve balance in older people living in the community or in institutional care. RESULTS: Statistically significant improvements in balance ability were observed for BALANCE Exercise interventions compared to usual activity. Interventions involving gait; balance; co-ordination and functional exercises; muscle strengthening; and multiple exercise types appear to have the greatest impact on indirect measures of balance.

Improve Steadiness With Senior Balance Exercises

    For those folks in the aging population, on those days when we would rather relax in a recliner than get up and work on our balance, just remember that scientific studies really do show that practicing balance exercise will reduce the number of falls and improve balance. Many studies have validated the notion that combining equilibrium routines with lower extremity exercises is the most effective way to enhance stability for older adults. Thankfully, now there is a program that you can practice at home that includes leg strengthening exercises with specific senior balance exercises to maximize your balance abilities. the Exercise For Balance DVD was developed by an experienced Physical Therapist with senior citizens in mind to help them improve their steadiness and maintain an active and independent lifestyle.


Senior Balance Exercises In The Exercise For Balance DVDPractice Balance Exercises At Home

    To avoid slips and falls, please begin the best balance exercises with the Exercise For Balance DVD. The easy to follow  Exercise For Balance DVD is an exceptional instructional tool to use at home or in a group setting. The comprehensive  Exercise For Balance DVD is loaded with the best balance and strength exercises needed to enhance senior fitness and to perform basic activities like walking, standing, stair climbing or to advance to high level activities like playing bocce ball, dancing and hiking. In the Exercise For Balance DVD, you will learn how to improve balance, stability techniques and balance routines from a balance instructor— licensed Physical Therapist– who has worked with balance and dizziness disorders for over 20 years. Get your copy of the Exercise For Balance DVD by clicking on the BUY NOW button

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   Don’t let a fall get you down. Start balance exercises today with the Exercise For Balance DVD to improve balance and prevent falls.

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