Many people accept aches, pains & weaker muscles as an inevitable part of ageing.
Yet many of these symptoms are not the direct result of ageing, but of the physical inactivity that often goes hand in hand with getting older. Studies have shown that these can be avoided by staying physically active.
Falls Rehab & Senior citizens
Furthermore, many elderly people have not undergone rehabilitation following an injury which can often result in instability and weakness at a joint.
Following a fall, it is common that you can lose your confidence, independence and quality of life. This does not have to be the case. Exercise has been shown to promote endorphin release and the feeling of well-being, not to mention playing a big part in getting back to your former self. If you haven't had a fall but feel unsteady on your feet or at risk, a few simple strengthening exercises could be all you need to improve your confidence and stability.
If you are unsure if we can help, give us a call or arrange pop in. We are happy to talk through you problems and the best possible course of action. It is NEVER too late to change your lifestyle or seek help to get back on your feet. Whether you have had an injury or just want to increase your function and maintain your independence we can help.
Did you know!
Special programmes of exercises designed to improve strength and balance can really prevent falls and make an enormous difference.
I have benefited so very much from having physiotherapy following a fall. I am now able to do my household chores and have returned to gardening