Falls among older folks are on the rise. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), in the US alone, over 3 million people a year are treated in emergency departments for injuries resulting from falls. 800,000 of those are hospitalized. Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injury and cause 95% of hip fractures annually. To make matters wore the risk of dying from an unexpected fall has increased by 30%. So how can you improve your balance and reduce your risk of falling? You have many options but in this video I share 6 ways clinical studies show works.
Video: How To Improve Your Balance
Watch on my YouTube channel if you prefer.
So what's the best way to improve balance? Because we all have different situations, the key is to start where you are and use do what you are able to do. Start out slowly and work at your own pace. Don't expect better balance overnight. As you can see from the video, research studies tend to last 4 weeks to 6 months. How fast you progress will depend on your health and starting point. This is a journey. Enjoy the journey and try to have fun.
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Podcast: How To Improve Your Balance
Thanks Joe, I was hoping you would turn your podcast into a video! would love to learn more about vitamin D 🙂
Jane, Stay tuned, I will be doing a vitamin D for balance video.
Here is my podcast on vitamin D
Here’s one of my vitamin D reviews at Supplement Clarity