Balance and Bones

Treating Knee or Hip Osteoarthritis

Treating Knee or Hip Osteoarthritis We all know of someone with knee or hip osteoarthritis. It’s frightening how many times we hear that surgery is the answer to this disease, because surgery is not the first line of treatment you should seek for knee or hip osteoarthritis. Instead, working with a physiotherapist on pain management [...]

Importance of Fitness for Older People

Importance of Fitness for Older People Fitness for older people is important as they are more prone to heart disease, obesity, falling and mental illness. Scientific research has found that lack of physical activity increases your risk of developing diabetes, stroke and dementia. Falling is a high risk for the older age group but staying [...]

Benefits of Exercise for Women Over 40

Benefits of Exercise for Women Over 40 You’re not in your early 20s anymore, and your body hasn’t been the same after your last pregnancy. You’re working 5 days a week while your weekends are spent looking after your children and getting them to their birthday parties and sporting events on time. You’re lucky if [...]

Falls Prevention: Evidence Based Practice

Falls Prevention: Evidence Based Practice Simple ways to minimise the risk of falls Keep active. One of the best and most proactive ways to prevent falls is a group exercise class that targets balance and fall prevention. Lighten up your home by replacing all light globes with the brightest wattage, especially in walkways and around [...]

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