“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 →
Find a need and fill it. ~Ruth Stafford Peale
I have been a member of the Community Church of Chapel Hill for over 15 years. As a PT, I have occasionally visited church members in the hospital to help out if needed, I have adjusted a few canes over the years, and even seen a few members as patients in the clinic. However, over… 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 →