Fall Prevention: 5 Exercises for Improving Balance

Fall Prevention: 5 Exercises for Improving Balance

When we’re young, falls are treated as teaching opportunities. “Get back on your feet, brush yourself off and keep moving toward your goals,” we were told. But as we age, falls take on much greater significance. According to physical therapist Laura Perry, when...
Focus on Strength, Balance Exercises to Prevent Falls

Focus on Strength, Balance Exercises to Prevent Falls

During a time when the U.S. is so focused on reducing the cost of overall medical expenses, Hillsboro physical therapist Nancy Causton shared a staggering number that, according to medical professionals, could be significantly reduced through preventative care: $67.7...