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 [...]