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In the Upright Position: Fall Prevention for the Elderly Population

Chiropractic Economics publishes article by Dr. Weiniger

PostureMedia:  Chiropractic Economics Magazine
With a third of people over 65 suffering injury or death from falls every year, senior citizens, their loved ones, and geriatric caregivers are looking for ways in which they can prevent the loss of balance and motor skills that lead to falling accidents.

Dr. Weiniger discusses in a recent issue of Chiropractic Economics how fall-risk professionals can work with their older patients to improve balance and alignment to correct motion through postural work.

“Posture and balance tend to degenerate with age, and falls often precipitate a slide toward diminished function,” Weiniger says.  His advice to wellness professionals: “You can make a meaningful difference with fall-risk education and balance training.”  Click for article.

 

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