Balance & Fall Prevention
We all trip over our feet every once in a while, whether we’ve stumbled over an uneven sidewalk or we miss a step on the stairs. But even though it may seem inevitable to have a fall every now and then, there are still ways that you can improve your balance to prevent a serious tumble in the future.
Balance training and fall prevention is a physical therapy treatment that helps you stay upright during motion and reduce the risk of injury. Learn how Forever Fit can improve your equilibrium and prevent future falls with exercises and education.
What Is Balance Training and Fall Prevention?
When it comes to balance training and fall prevention at a physical therapy clinic, the treatment goes beyond being able to stand on one leg or improving your reflexes. The goal is to increase every facet of your physical fitness to decrease the risk of injury.
Balance training and fall prevention treatment often focuses on:
Decreasing fall hazards
Who Can Benefit From Balance Training and Fall Prevention?
Balance issues can step from a variety of medical conditions and injuries, including:
Musculoskeletal injuries, such as fractures, tendinitis or sprains.
- Feet issues that affect their ability to bear weight, such as corns or calluses.
- Vestibular dysfunction.
- Vision problems.
- Brain disorders.
- Neurological issues, such as multiple sclerosis, stroke or Parkinson’s disease.
If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, you may benefit from balance training:
- Unsteadiness while standing or walking.
- Slow walking pace.
- Double vision.
- Vertigo, or a spinning sensation.
- Motion sickness.
- Leg muscle spasms or weakness.
Forever Fit’s Balance Training and Fall Prevention Can Help Keep You Safe and Standing Tall
Contact our team today for more information or to schedule an initial appointment.