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Balance Training & Falls Prevention
Keeping Phoenix Active And Independent
Maintaining good balance is vital as we age. Experiencing a fall can be one of the most traumatic events in the geriatric population.
Did You Know? According To The CDC...
One in four Americans aged 65+ falls each year.
Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall; every 19 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall.
Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults.
Falls result in more than 2.8 million injuries treated in emergency departments annually, including over 800,000 hospitalizations and more than 27,000 deaths.
In 2015, the total cost of fall injuries was $50 billion. Medicare and Medicaid shouldered 75% of these costs.
The financial toll for older adult falls is expected to increase as the population ages and may reach $67.7 billion by 2020.
What Is Balance Training For Falls Prevention?
Balance training is a type of physical therapy aimed at improving balance through progressive exercises and balance activities. By strengthening lower body muscles, building good "muscle memory" and promoting good posture, balance can be significantly improved making you much safer as you go about daily tasks.
What Are Signs That You May Need Balance Training?
a recent history of falling
shuffling of feet while walking
difficulty standing from a chair when seated
poor posture in standing
reaching or holding onto counters or furniture when walking
The Movement & Mobility Expert Approach
To Balance Training
When completing a balance training program it is important to understand the underlying mechanics of balance and gait. Dr. Jordon Cavanagh, DPT incorporates a successful balance training program by progressively building lower body strength, decreasing upper body support, promoting good posture and adding dynamic movements through multiple planes of motion. His unique physical therapy treatment approach is all accomplished in a safe, controlled environment where you can feel confident in the tasks you are completing. By addressing your balance from all of the above angles, you will begin to notice daily tasks becoming easier and you will be less fearful of a fall. With service locations throughout greater Phoenix convenient treatment is only a phone call away.
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Did You Know That Most Falls Are Preventable?
Although no fall can be entirely prevented, with the help of an experienced physical therapist, your risks can be greatly reduced. If you are showing some of the risk factors listed above, do not wait for a fall to happen before seeking the proper treatment. As the saying goes, "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." This is especially true with the prevention of falls. Receiving proper balance training to prevent a fall is essential in maintaining the active and independent life that you desire.
Don't Risk A Serious Injury Or Life Threatening Fall...Don't Wait For A Fall To Happen Before Getting The Treatment You Need!
Its a fact of life, as we age our bodies change and our balance gradually declines. The good news is that you CAN do something about it. If you are displaying some of the risk factors listed above it's not a matter of if, but rather a matter of when a fall may happen. Click the link below and complete the short form to schedule your Risk Free In-Person Consultation to learn your falls risk. Start the treatment that you need now.
DID YOU KNOW...
At The Movement & Mobility Expert, I believe in providing a world class physical therapy experience. I have helped many people like you with my unique physical therapy treatment approach. I am highly dedicated to my patients and helping them maintain their active and enjoyable life. I am confident that I will be able to help you too. In fact, I am so confident that you will find great value in my longevity plan that I offer a money back guarantee.
As The Movement & Mobility Expert, I am confident I will help you improve your balance and live the more active, independent life you desire. All of my physical therapy services are covered by my "Try It Money Back Guarantee." If you are not 100% HAPPY with your treatment, up to the first two sessions, you do not pay a cent. It's that simple! No Hassle, No Risk...
You Might Now Be Asking...
"How Can Dr. Cavanagh's Balance Training Help Me Prevent Falls And Maintain The Active Life That I Desire?"
With a full hour of one-on-one treatment for every single session, Dr. Cavanagh will be able to provide ongoing comprehensive assessments to help you discover potential problem areas, fully understand your falls risk and receive the treatment you need.
With treatment sessions focused exclusively on you and your problem areas, a personalized treatment approach will be continually progressed to maintain a strong, stable and balanced body.
Highly effective hands-on manual therapy treatments are utilized in every treatment session to provide quick learning and rapid improvements in your strength and balance.
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