The best exercises to prevent falls

The best exercises to prevent falls

Falls are serious business Falls can be a foreshadow of declining strength and health. While anyone is susceptible to experiencing an occasional trip or slip, people above 60 years of age are statistically at a greater risk of falling. And falls are even more...
How to reduce the risk of falls

How to reduce the risk of falls

Falls are a major health problem for many older Australians. Approximately 30% of adults more than 65 years of age will experience at least one fall per year. While many falls go undocumented because there is no apparent trauma, others result in a fractured hip,...
Balance – the sixth sense

Balance – the sixth sense

Balance is the even distribution of your body weight, enabling you to remain upright and steady. Often, we don’t appreciate our balance until it deteriorates. Maintaining good balance helps you to move more easily and is important for many common activities such as...
How to achieve a great posture

How to achieve a great posture

Your posture is the most important thing you wear   Posture is the position in which we hold our bodies when we are standing, sitting, and moving. Good posture is the optimal or best alignment of your body, with a balance between the strength and tension of the...