The older you get, the more difficult it may become to maintain an ordinary sense of balance. Unfortunately, this drastically increases your risk of accidents, with results—such as broken bones or concussions—that can have serious repercussions for your life. Fortunately, there are ways for seniors to improve their balance, and the most important of these is exercise.
A regular exercise regimen that includes balance training can help your body become more coordinated and reduce the risk of slipping and falling. It can also help you learn to think and react more quickly in various situations, which will help protect you from accidents. To ensure that your exercise routine is safe and beneficial, always work with a skilled medical professional before embarking on a new regimen.
The Balance Center at Palms of Pasadena Hospital works to provide treatment for balance issues resulting from a wide range of medical problems. We will put together a customized treatment plan for you to ensure that your specific needs are met. For more information, contact our St. Petersburg hospital today at (855) 245-8328.