“Slow, deliberate movements (as with Tai Chi) improve your stability and protect against falls.” We are so glad to be able to support our balance and vestibular training programs with Tai Chi classes: one of the best forms of exercise to support balance problems. Check out our Tai Chi Class schedule and formal balance and… Continue Reading →
Do you have a balance problem?
Loss of balance and mobility are not inevitable as we grow older. Sudden falls in older individuals, however, are of concern because the incidence of balance problems is known to increase significantly with age. The number one indicator for fall risk is a previous fall. Other indications include symptoms of dizziness, lack of physical conditioning… Continue Reading →
How do I know if I have a balance problem?
Most people acknowledge a balance problem only after they experience a fall. Understanding potential signs of balance problems will help keep you from becoming a statistic. If you identify with 1 or more of following statements you may have a balance problem. If you find 4 or more to be true for you, you are… Continue Reading →
Specialized Vestibular Rehabilitation at Advance Physical Therapy
We are so pleased to welcome Shella J. LoBianco, MSPT to Advance Physical Therapy. Shella joins us with a wealth of experience on balance and gait/walking disorders. Here is a little more about her: Shella J. LoBianco, MSPT – Physical Therapy Shella received her MS in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham… Continue Reading →
“Don’t be the person who fell, be the person who got back up” -Jenette Stanley
Fall Prevention and Management Program at Advance Physical Therapy The consequences of falling are, unfortunately, an area that therapists at Advance Physical Therapy know a lot about. We regularly have patients coming to us to deal with the harsh consequences of a fall on their body, mind and spirit. A person that experiences… Continue Reading →
Tai Chi Class Comments
This class has created a peaceful and serene time in the midst of our hectic week. We have noticed improvement in our balance and our muscle strength since joining this program. P. and A . Griffith Sept 2012 Great instructor. Her metaphors for the movements were very helpful, this was a revelation in moving, balance,… Continue Reading →