ADL Balance Blog

3 Balance Trainers - What's the Difference?

3 Balance Trainers - What's the Difference?

95% of activities of daily living (ADLs) involve movements of the trunk and arms. These movement alter the body’s center of pressure, which challen...

Talking Balance on Senior Rehab Podcast

Talking Balance on Senior Rehab Podcast

Thanks to Senior Rehab Podcast for having me on the show - I enjoyed talking balance (and other topics) with Dustin Jones!  What You NEED To Know A...

3 Factors to Balance When Prescribing Balance Exercises

Prescribing exercises to improve balance can itself be a balancing act. Push too hard and your patient loses their balance too often and can feel insecure and discouraged with exercise. On the other hand, if you don’t push hard enough, your patient will not make significant improvements in steadiness and balance. Below are 3 points […]

Do You Care Enough About Preventing Falls?

The question of “Do you care enough about preventing falls?” is less about compassion, or our ability to emotionally care about patients. Rather it about how we provide care for patients that fall. Look only at the works, e.g. your treatments. If an outside party was to judge your efforts by looking only at your […]

5 Ways A Cloud Can Help You Prevent Falls

We know from research that falls are caused by a variety of reasons (balance, muscle weakness, poor vision, polypharmacy, bad shoes, low blood pressure, etc.).  The challenge for most clinicians is keeping track of which reasons, or fall risks, are affecting which patients, and to what degree they can be used to make treatment decisions. […]