Posts in the ‘Balance and Falls’ Category

Physical Therapy & Walking Aids

Physical therapists, who are experts in restoring and improving motion, recommend that elderly adults who use canes and walkers as walking aids be properly assessed and fitted by a physical therapist to avoid fall-related injuries. With emergency rooms experiencing 47, 000 fall-related visits annually from senior citizens due to improper use and fit of walking

Physical Therapy and Falls Prevention

Falls among the elderly are prevalent, dangerous, and can diminish their ability to lead an active and independent life. About one in three seniors above age 65, and nearly one in two seniors over age 80, will fall at least once this year, many times with disastrous consequences. Physical therapists can help prevent falls with

Balance System

Physical Therapy and the Balance System How does the balance system work? Your sense of balance comes from many different systems working together to create stability of your body and your vision. Good balance depends on correct sensory information, proper use of that information by the brain, and the right response from the muscles. The

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I have been treated by Dr. Shaden at Universus PT for about a month now and I haven’t felt this good in a long time. The mix of specific exercises designed for my physical issues and her hands on treatment has been significant in restoring greater function in my everyday life. I would definitely recommend Read more...

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