Tag Archives : Balance

Balance – you can improve it

Did you know that 1/3 of people over the age of 65 have experienced a fall within the past 12 months?  Scarily, the majority of falls of falls have been shown to occur in or around the home.  However, balance re-training has been proven to greatly reduce the likelihood of falling and associated injuries.   […]

How to achieving Better Balance

With October being Senior’s month, a physiotherapy issue is falls and balance.  Falls are a major cause of harm to the older population. Statistics indicated that approximately 25 per cent of people aged 65 or older have experienced a fall in the past 12 months. Surprisingly, the majority of these falls occurred in and around people’s homes. […]

Healthy Ageing

Last week our physiotherapist Frances Brown was invited to attend the Rotary Club of Malvern to discuss healthy ageing. She discussed how diet and fitness are two of the biggest influence on our general health and how we can age healthily. “Good health not only helps older Australians to enjoy a good quality of life […]