We had a client recently attend the practice that had an interesting but common story that we thought we would share. For a few years, Jan* had been retired from a demanding office job and was enjoying her life filled with lots of social activities and gardening with her husband. She had recently moved into […]
Recently, Geraldine* came into Core Physiotherapy & Pilates Studio, feeling a lack of confidence when going down to the shops, or walking outside on the grass and gravel. When we assessed Geraldine* we found that her sense of balance was diminished, she was slow to change direction and found it difficult to perform activities such […]
In this vlog, Nick shows you some exercises that you can use to test and practice your balance skills. You need to be careful doing balance exercises, if you’re unsure please consult with your physio before doing them.
A fall can happen to anyone at any age, but you are at a higher risk of injury as you get older. One in three people aged 65 and over fall at least once each year” (Physiotherapy & You – Preventing Falls, Issue 4, July 2008). Falls are not an inevitable part of getting older, […]