Balance Training

Physical Therapists help patients with balance problems achieve a more stable gait and better balance.  They choose treatment based on the individual patient’s needs.  After a thorough evaluation to determine which parts of the body are not working correctly they will expertly prescribe active movement techniques and physical exercise to improve body systems, strengthen, stretch and improve any deficiencies.

These therapies help reduce fall risk, reduce fear of falling, and improve mobility, balance, strength, movement flexibility and posture.  As with any treatment, if they determine the issue is caused by a body system they are unable to treat, they will refer you to a specialists to get the care you need.

 

SOURCES & FOR FURTHER READING:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4419050/

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