Putting your best foot forward – it’s really a balancing act. Just ask Stephen Perry, a Wilfrid Laurier University kinesiologist who’s researching how our feet impact our ability to balance. Perry works with athletes, the elderly, children, and even astronauts to study how the body reacts when pushed to its stability limits. “We do sensory …

Stephen Perry - Research Matters

BalancePro - Enhance Balance Instantly!

BalancePro - Enhance Balance Instantly!

Keeping People Upright: Balance, Mobility and Falls Clinic - YouTube

Keeping People Upright: Balance, Mobility and Falls Clinic

Putting your best foot forward As we age, our peripheral nervous system can become less sensitive, which means nerves in feet and hands no longer send a full range of signals. This helps explain why older adults tend to lose their balance more easily: lost sensation on the soles of our feet translates into less …

Putting your best foot forward As we age, our peripheral nervous system can become less sensitive, which means nerves in feet and hands no longer send a full range of signals. This helps explain why older adults tend to lose their balance more easily: lost sensation on the soles of our feet translates into less …

Falls Prevention Community of Practice | Seniors Health Knowledge Network

Falls Prevention Community of Practice

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Winter Walking Tips - Lower Your Risk of Falling

Danielle Anderson, a fitness instructor with the VON, stands in front of a recent display on falls prevention at the Frontenac Mall. (Michael Lea/The Whig-Standard)

Danielle Anderson, a fitness instructor with the VON, stands in front of a recent display on falls prevention at the Frontenac Mall. (Michael Lea/The Whig-Standard)

Exercise and Falls Prevention Programs | Ontario.ca

How seniors (aged 65 and older) can join free classes to help maintain balance and strength or prevent falls.

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