I moved to the area in 2005 and it was my first full year as a practicing clinician. During that year, I had several patients tell me about how
Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. Falls are a common and often a devastating problem among older adults. The results of falls cause
Being dizzy or off balance can be a scary sensation. Many adults experience vertigo, dizziness, light headed sensations, ringing in the ears or general feeling of unsteadiness. It is
Are you doing better than last year? You walk a few miles every day, exercise a few days each week and generally try to keep yourself fit and flexible.
By: Hannah Armantrout According to “Today’s Geriatric Medicine”, falls have become the leading cause of injury in adults over the age of 65. This makes staying steady on your
3 Things to Know To Optimize Your Balance By: Mary Sullivan, PTIt seems that we always want to move faster than our bodies will let us. As people age, the
Balance is key to staying upright! by Sandy Willoughby, PT, CSCS, CAPP-O While rushing to put on my yoga pants the other day, I almost fell. I was standing