Balance Training and Fall Risk Screening

Therapists at North County Water & Sports Therapy Center are experts in the art and science of the evaluation and treatment of human movement and balance dysfunctions. We care for a variety of muscle, joint, and nervous system disorders that can affect your balance.

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Don’t ignore the facts

  • One in every three persons age 65 and older falls each year.
  • Falls are the leading cause of injury and accidental death in those over the age of 85.
  • In 2005, 15,800 people 65 and older died from injuries related to unintentional falls.
  • About 1.8 million people 65 and older were treated in ER’s for injuries sustained from falls (CDC 2008).

Risk factors associated with falls:

  • Older age.
  • Muscle weakness.
  • A history of falls.
  • Medical conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, stroke, walking problems, fear of falling.

Your therapist at North County Water & Therapy Center will assess or evaluate your:

  • Fall Risk
  • Strength
  • Balance
  • Medical History

Your Balance Program

After your initial evaluation your therapist will provide you with a custom treatment program, which may consist of:

  • Strengthening Exercises
  • Flexibility Exercises
  • Gait Training
  • Patient Education Safety Awareness
  • Transfer Exercises
  • Balance Exercises
  • Vestibular Testing
  • Home Exercise Program

State-of-the-art medical technology featuring Biodex:

  • Rapidly identifies your deficits and documents your progress.
  • Is easy to understand.
  • Helps you reach your goals faster.
  • Saves you time and treatments.
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