Balance Training and Rehab

Balance training includes exercises that help strengthen balance, improve physical function and quality of life. With age, the balance of individuals decreases, and a decrease in balance leads to reduced flexibility, muscle strength, and motor responses. The risk of falling also increases as the balance decreases, which leads to limited daily movement. Balance training includes some exercises that you will do with the help and supervision of our team.

What is balance training?

Balance training includes exercises that help strengthen balance, improve physical function and quality of life. With age, the balance of individuals decreases, and a decrease in balance leads to reduced flexibility, muscle strength, and motor responses. The risk of falling also increases as the balance decreases, which leads to limited daily movement. Balance training includes some exercises that you will do with the help and supervision of our team.

Decreased balance, which usually occurs with age, leads to the following problems:

  • Decreased muscle flexibility and strength
  • Reduce central processing of sensory information
  • Decreased motor responses
  • Limiting daily activities
  • Reluctance to do leisure-time activities

The purpose of balance training is:

  • Strengthen the balance in order to perform daily activities
  •  Fall prevention
  • Increasing walking speed
  • Improvement of the quality of life
  • Improvement of physical performance

Who needs balance training?

In addition to the elderly, the following people also benefit from balance training:

  • Back pain
  • Overweight (People with overweight or obesity may have difficulty maintaining their balance due to a lack of uniform weight distribution)
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson
  • Stroke
  • Cancer
  • Amputees

It is interesting to know that if older adults who are at risk of falling do balance training three or more times a day, they will be significantly protected from falling.

Balance Training and Rehab in Las Vegas

Examples of balance exercises

  • Sit and get up from the chair without the help of hands.
  • Stand, weigh on one leg, and put the other leg to the side or behind.
  • Walk while alternating knee lifts with each step
  • Place heel right in front of your toe, i.e., tandem stance
  • Do tai chi or yoga.

It may be difficult for you to start these exercises, but gradually you can do the exercises for a longer time, and you will no longer need a chair or any support. You can also add other poses to your current movements. So do not despair and move on. 

 

Balance training in Las Vegas

Fear of falling can reduce the joy of living in you or your loved ones. Our skilled staff first assesses the root of your imbalance and then examines the hazards in your living environment. In this way, they can offer effective strategies that reduce the risk of falling so that you can get back to your daily activities confidently.  

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1 Comment

  1. Katy-98 says:

    My grandma can walk better with the skilled nurse’s help. They are good at the business.

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