Stability For Seniors

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Table of Contents

Introduction 5
Chapter 1 – Why Do We Fall? 10
Loss of traction/footing 10
Tripping 11
Aging 12
Vision problems 12
Muscle atrophy and strength loss 13
Chapter 2 – Who is Most Likely to Fall? 15
Older people 15
People with Chronic medical conditions 16
Chapter 3 – Am I Susceptible to Falling? 18
Have you been physically active for most of your life? 18
Are you still exercising now? 19
What type of exercise do you do? 19
Muscle memory 21
Consuming Alcohol 22
Chapter 4 – Beginning the road to Recovery/ Instability Prevention 23
Dislocation/Fractures 24
Death 24
1. Committing to exercise daily 25
2. Get your vision checked 26
3. Get good footwear 26
4. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked 26
5. Know the Side Effects of Your Medication 27
6. Eliminate Hazards at Home 28
Chapter 5 –What Sort of Exercise Should I Do? 29
Work on Your Stamina 29
Core training 31
What if I Can’t Join a Pilates or Yoga Class? 33
Core training at home 34
Planks 34
Strength Training 36
Using weights 37
Chapter 6 – Stability Training Methods 38
Chapter 7 – Stability supports 40
Walking canes 42
Walkers 42
Mobility scooters 43
Conclusion – How to Begin the road to Recovery or Prevention Today 44

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