Why is Walking Downhill Hard?

Why is Walking Downhill Hard?

Is walking downhill hard for you? I have met a number of older adults who were having trouble walking downhill. They told me that they had fallen, could not balance well, or had limited confidence to try to walk downhill. After working with them to improve their...
How To Maintain Balance and Mobility

How To Maintain Balance and Mobility

If you are looking to maintain balance and mobility, the main thing to remember is — move it or lose it. It’s pretty simple, right? A lot of people think that when they retire they are just going to be sedentary and relax. In contrast, if you are retired,...
Dizziness When Standing: What To Do About It

Dizziness When Standing: What To Do About It

Many people wonder, “What should I do if I feel dizziness when standing?” Dizziness when standing is often caused by a drop in blood pressure due to the force of gravity with standing and a lack of sufficient cardiovascular response, causing...

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