Category: Balance

injuries May10th 2018

How to Relieve Pain and Prevent Injuries with Better Balance

When we think of poor balance, we typically think of seniors using canes or walkers to get around, because they may fall. However, poor balance is actually a big contributor to sports injuries, common backache, neck pain, and headaches in younger people. In order to walk on two feet, adapt to bumpy surfaces such as

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injury Sep20th 2017

Is Your Balance Setting You Up For An Injury?

It’s what gives us the ability to walk on two legs and stays with us our entire life, balance. Our balance and vestibular system develop as we grow from a baby all the way through adulthood, and then begin to decline. Most people don’t know their balance is not optimum until they suffer a sports

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Sep14th 2016

Optimize Your Balance!

While we can’t prevent the Fall season from coming, we can minimize the risk of falling! Answer these questions to assess your fall risk:  Can you stand up from a chair without using your hands?  Studies have found there is an increased risk of falling if hands are required to get out of a chair.  

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