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09

Dec, 2015

6 Aquatic Physical Therapy Exercises To Improve Your Balance

Six Aquatic Physical Therapy Exercises To Improve Your Balance

Have you fallen recently?  Do you feel unsteady on your feet?

Thousands of seniors fall each year causing physical, social, and emotional trauma as well as a loss of independence.

Statistics:

  • Risk of falls increases with age and is greater for women than men.
  • 1/3 of people over 65 fall annually.
  • 2/3 of those who fall will fall again within 6 months.
  • Falls are the leading cause of death from injury among people 65 and older. And consist of approx 9,500 deaths…
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17

Aug, 2015

3 Stretches Dancers Need to Avoid Injury

Promote Better Turnout with These 3 Stretches to Avoid a Hip Injury

It’s important that the young dancer acquaint herself with safe ways to achieve an efficient turnout. Proper turnout should be achieved with good pelvic alignment and strong core stability.

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