Balance Exercises To Prevent Falling

By Suzanne Stoke, Physical Therapist @ Exercise For Balance via

    Balance exercises and balance techniques are the first line of defense to prevent falling.  Unfortunately, statistics tell us that one in three senior fall every year, resulting in costly and debilitating injuries.  By practicing balance exercises every day, you can reduce the risk and incidents of falling.  One of the specific balance techniques is to focus on foot placement and a sense of touch between your feet and the floor.  When you are in a hurry however, more often than not you are focused on trying to get from point A to point B as quickly as possible.  Falls often occur when people are in a hurry. When you are rushing through the house to get to the phone as it is ringing work to get out the door for an appointment, many times you catch your toe on a rug, resulting in a trip and fall.  Additionally, if you are hurrying down the stairs, it is easy to slip on a step and fall down the remaining stairs. Please see

Balance Exercises And Balance Techniques Reduce Falls

     By practicing balance exercises and specific balance techniques every day, you will be able to have the awareness and motor skills to prevent falls both inside and outside of the home.  By understanding common mechanisms of falling, you can learn to maximize the sense of touch between your feet and the floor with every step, thereby increasing your steadiness.  One result of this balance technique is that it helps you to slow down and not be in a hurry with all movement activities that could result in falling.  You can develop the balance skill of focusing on the sense of touch between your feet and the floor by performing stability exercises on different surfaces including hardwood floors, tile, linoleum, thick carpet and grass.  Additionally, you can challenge your balance abilities by setting up a fun obstacle course at home where you step over and around various items to challenge your steadiness and maximize balance reactions at the feet and ankles.  Now you can practice specific balance techniques and fun stability exercises in the convenience of your own home with the Exercise For Balance DVD.


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

    Slow down and learn the best balance exercises with the Exercise For Balance DVD. The Balance DVD is formatted with you in mind to use at home or in a group setting. The DVD is professionally filmed and 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 dancing and hiking. In the Exercise For Balance DVD, you will learn needed information on how to improve balance, balance techniques and balance routines from a balance trainer– 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 be in a hurry. Instead, start balance exercises today with the Exercise For Balance DVD to improve balance and prevent falls.

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