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Exercise Information

Benefits of Exercise in Preventing a Fall

Balance problems are very common among seniors and may or may not be helped by a regular exercise program. If you are experiencing problems with your balance it is very important that you are evaluated by a physician to determine the cause and appropriate treatment plan.

Leg strength and endurance are two other factors related to fall risk. Increases in both of these areas can reduce your risk for falling. Furthermore, being in good physical condition can decrease the severity of the injury should a fall occur. Again, prior to beginning an exercise program it is very important to be evaluated by a physician to understand any precautions or guidelines which you must consider to be as safe as possible.

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