Balance Category

22 09, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Balance Problems

By |September 22nd, 2020|Tags: , |

You know the feeling: struggling with daily tasks, stumbling in the dark, and fearing that you may fall and get hurt. When left untreated, balance problems and disorders can cruelly disrupt your daily activities and put you at risk of dangerous (possibly life-threatening) falls. Are you tired of balance problems ruling your life? Are you questioning if poor balance is something you’ll just have to “put up with” forever? You’ve come to the right place. Take a breath of relief because you have more control over your balance than you think. This is your ultimate guide to balance problems and how to overcome them. Once you learn more about balance and how [...]

11 09, 2020

5 Tips to Prevent Falls

By |September 11th, 2020|Tags: |

During our childhood, most of us would fall and then bounce back up like it was nothing. Clearing the home of tripping hazards and practicing exercises to boost your balance might feel like a waste of time. But if you’re 65 or older, spending a few extra minutes each day to prevent falls might just save your life. No matter how young and fit we feel, our bodies are less equipped to handle falls than when we were in our 30s. Consider these alarming statistics from the CDC: Every 11 seconds, an adult above 65 is treated in the emergency room for a fall Every 19 minutes, an adult above 65 dies [...]

5 01, 2020

5 Signs That You’re at Risk of Falling

By |January 5th, 2020|

The gradual physical changes of aging make adults prone to falling.  If a recent report from the CDC is to be believed, people who are at least 65 years of age have a 25% more chance of falling. Additionally, if someone falls once, their chance of falling again doubles. This means that there are 50% chances that the person would fall again. Undoubtedly, falls are a serious issue and are the leading cause of lost independence and ability.  Although falls cannot be prevented completely, you can definitely look out for certain signs to escape the trauma.  In this post, we'll help you discern if what to look for and, most importantly, what [...]

12 06, 2019

Simple Ways to Improving Your Balance & Preventing a Fall

By |June 12th, 2019|

Watching those mesmerizing tricks played by circus artists and the dazzling gravity defying moves by seasoned gymnasts makes us drop our jaws. Of course, the wonders of kinesthetic are amusing. But, there is an intricate science behind all this, a combination of majestic biological systems that allows us to sense and maintain balance. Evolution has gifted us not just the ‘equipment’ to make sense of this world (like colored vision, intelligence, etc.), but also many complex internal mechanisms that we rarely ponder about. If you have fallen to the ground as a playing child, tried to walk over a metal pipe to get to the other side, or gotten ‘tipsy’ enough after a [...]