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Are You Struggling to Maintain Your Balance? Core Strength Training Can Help.

March 20th, 2023

Core strength training is an essential component of physical therapy. The muscles in your core assist in anchoring your center of gravity, allowing you to balance yourself. Your core muscles play an important role in keeping you balanced whether you’re sitting, standing, or running. A weak core can make you feel shaky and unbalanced. Physical

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How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

March 20th, 2020

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the physical therapy field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such injuries, lower back pain, or balance and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you upright

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The Connection Between Core Strength and Better Balance

June 20th, 2019

Physical therapy as an industry has been talking about the link between core strength and better balance for years. When the “core” muscles around your trunk are strong, they prevent chronic lower back pain and many other injuries, but they also keep you from losing your balance and falling down. A stronger core will help

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Senior Falls Are Dangerous but Can Be Prevented

June 25th, 2014

  When it comes falling, especially among seniors, the result can be deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 21,500 older Americans died from unintentional falls in 2010. Every year, one in three adults age 65 or older fall, and many times the results are devastating such as hip fractures, wrist fractures,

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