The StrongPosture® Strategy to Strengthen Balance and other LifeHabit strategies for Active Aging
“I’ve fallen down and I can’t get up”.
It’s not a joke- it’s a real problem, especially as Baby Boomers get older. And their fear of a life threatening crisis is certain to grow as the incidence of debilitating falls increases.
Educating people on actionable ways to reduce fall risk (as well as mitigating injury from a fall) is a true opportunity to engage health conscious boomers and seniors.
September is Fall Prevention month, creating a great opportunity
- According to the CDC, 1 in 3 adults over age 64 falls every year causing thousands of deaths and millions of injuries.
- FOR DCs>> It’s important to address the importance of balance because neurologically and mechanically, spinal manipulation normalizes function to improve balance and potentially reduce fall risk.
- FOR MUSCLE THERAPY PROFESSIONALS>> Chronic muscle imbalance and pain maintains and worsens the forward flexed posture associated with increased fall risk
- FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING PROFESSIONALS >> Staying active is key to prevent fall risk…but motion patterns suffer from postural compensation and adaptation
Find out why subjective Balance and objective Posture are two sides of the same functional coin, and learn simple steps to increase fall risk awareness and mitigation by positioning yourself as the Posture Specialist.