Fall Prevention Exercises

First Coast R and R   (Disclaimer: before beginning any exercise program, you should consult with your physician) 1. Practice standing on one leg! You can do this at a counter so that you can use the counter top for support when you experience a loss of balance. There are studies that indicate a person […]

Fall Prevention Strategies

  First Coast R and R   The number one cause of injury in the elderly population is falls.  Here are 10 easy tips to help you or your loved ones avoid falls. 1.   Remove loose rugs and area rugs. Even though large area rugs are sometimes relatively “secure” the slight change in elevation can […]