While many falls are truly unavoidable, many more can actually be prevented.
By having strong bones, and healthy, flexible joints, your body will be better equipped to deal with the consequences of a serious fall. Typical injuries resulting from a fall include broken bones and fractures, sprains/strains, and concussions.
One way to help strengthen the body and improve balance (to help you from toppling over in the first place!) is tai chi.
Tai chi is an ancient form of Chinese martial arts that uses graceful movements to center both the mind and the body’s core.
Tai chi, and any exercise that involves gentle stretching and light movement, can also improve cardiovascular health and combat joint inflammation.
Personalized physical therapy can also to help you feel more sure and confident on your feet, while giving you the skills to bounce back quicker when faced with an injury. To make an appointment with one of our physical therapy specialists, please contact us here.