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Reduce Your Risk of Falls By Exercising

Updated: Aug 2, 2023

One in four older people fall each year 😨. Furthermore, falling once doubles your chances of falling again.

🏥 With elderly people, falling can be a serious thing. One out of five falls cause a serious injury - broken bones, concussion, hip fractures, traumatic brain injuries, and more.

💪 The best thing you can do to prevent falling is exercise! A research study concluded that older adults who exercise may reduce their risk of falls by more than 30% compared to their sedentary peers. Exercise can help with lower body weakness, balance, pain, etc.

🚶 Don’t wait for the falls to happen, start exercising today! Things like walking, yoga, Tai Chi are great resources to help promote balance, coordination, mobility, and flexibility.

Want to evaluate your risk for falls? Schedule an appointment with us today. Give us a call at (615)-900-5187 or visit our website to schedule online.

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