Are you or someone you love at risk of falling?Find out in this 30-Second Self-TestHave you ever lost your footing on wet or icy pavement Not surprisingly, the chart shows that the number ofcausing you to fling your arms out and your heart toseconds decreases with age. That's because as we getrace? Or have you ever gotten up in the middle of theolder, our eyesight tends to diminish, muscles tend tonight stumbling in the dark to the bathroom only to catch shrink, and our reaction time may be a bit slower. Butourself from falling by grabbing the furniture?there's good news, becausef you have, then you know how frightening losing your You can improve your balance regardless of agebalance can beRegister for our FREE Balance and Fall PreventionHi I am Mike Morley, physical therapist. Didyou knowWorkshop Call Today 847-854-0196each year, one in three seniors fall? That's 33% of peopleTo help prepare for the upcoming busy holiday seasonover 65 years old who will fall THIS YEAR ALONEDiamond Physical Therapy will host a FREE Balance andThese falls can lead to serious injury such as fractures orFall Prevention Workshop Saturday, January 21, 2017head trauma. According to the CDC, falls are the leading at 10AMcause of emergency room visits, fractured hips andere is some of what youwearn.nursing home admissions among seniors.1. The 5 most common reasons people falUse this simple 30-second test to determine your risk of2. The 3 essential elements of balancefalling3. 30-second Test to assess your balanceSingle Leg Standing Balance Test4. The Best Place to Train Your BalanceYou may want to have someone nearby to watch you as 5. How to find the best physical therapist to improve yourbalanceyou try thisStand on a hard floor near a table or countertop for Plus, ALL ATTENDEES wreceive an exclusive FREE teston our state of the art Balance Technology Equipmentsupportdesigned by NASA, which wireveal your very ownBend one knee and lift the footf you're left-handedBalance Score relative to people your ownage. You wstand on your left leg and lift the right foot; do thealso find out if any of your 3 main components for balanceoppositeif you're right-handed. You don't need to liftitcontrol is not functioning at optimum levelshigh, just enough to keep it off the floor.When you register, we wiill mail you.The BalaNow without holding onto anything slowly count thePrevention Worksheet which you will bring with you to thenumber of seconds you can hold that position withouteventputting your foot back downWe only have 30 seats available for the event...and thiswRepeat the test 3 times, and then add up your total timeand divide it by 3 to find your average balance time.be going out in our Monthly Patient Newsletter, Facebook,(For if 1 was 4 test 2 was 8 and newspaper ads. So if you would like toseconds, and test 3 was 6 seconds, you'd add up 4, 8,attend, be sure now...Call 847-854-0196and 6 to get 18. Divide by 3, and your average balance All 30 attendees wI receive my Breakthrough BalanceReport on "The Top 8 Secrets to Maintaining Good Balancetime is 6 seconds.)and Avoiding Falls.You can try retaking this same test with your eyes closedLooking forward to seeing you therefor a greater challenge.Mike Morley, PTHow long should you be able to stand on one leg?Diamond Physical TherapyEyes Open Eyes Closed400 East Algonquin RdAge Balance Time Age Balance TimeAlgonquin, IL 6010240-59 25-27 sec 40-59 15-20 secPS This event is limited to the first 300 people to register.20-25 sec 60-699-12 sec60-69When you register, you can bring a guest at no additionalcost (we do this because many people request to bring80 5-6 sec 80 4-5 sectheir spouse or other family member)

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Are you or someone you love at risk of falling? Find out in this 30-Second Self-Test Have you ever lost your footing on wet or icy pavement Not surprisingly, the chart shows that the number of causing you to fling your arms out and your heart to seconds decreases with age. That's because as we get race? Or have you ever gotten up in the middle of the older, our eyesight tends to diminish, muscles tend to night stumbling in the dark to the bathroom only to catch shrink, and our reaction time may be a bit slower. But ourself from falling by grabbing the furniture? there's good news, because f you have, then you know how frightening losing your You can improve your balance regardless of age balance can be Register for our FREE Balance and Fall Prevention Hi I am Mike Morley, physical therapist. Did you know Workshop Call Today 847-854-0196 each year, one in three seniors fall? That's 33% of people To help prepare for the upcoming busy holiday season over 65 years old who will fall THIS YEAR ALONE Diamond Physical Therapy will host a FREE Balance and These falls can lead to serious injury such as fractures or Fall Prevention Workshop Saturday, January 21, 2017 head trauma. According to the CDC, falls are the leading at 10AM cause of emergency room visits, fractured hips and ere is some of what you w earn. nursing home admissions among seniors. 1. The 5 most common reasons people fal Use this simple 30-second test to determine your risk of 2. The 3 essential elements of balance falling 3. 30-second Test to assess your balance Single Leg Standing Balance Test 4. The Best Place to Train Your Balance You may want to have someone nearby to watch you as 5. How to find the best physical therapist to improve your balance you try this Stand on a hard floor near a table or countertop for Plus, ALL ATTENDEES w receive an exclusive FREE test on our state of the art Balance Technology Equipment support designed by NASA, which wi reveal your very own Bend one knee and lift the foot f you're left-handed Balance Score relative to people your own age. You w stand on your left leg and lift the right foot; do the also find out if any of your 3 main components for balance opposite if you're right-handed. You don't need to lift it control is not functioning at optimum levels high, just enough to keep it off the floor. When you register, we wi ill mail you. The Bala Now without holding onto anything slowly count the Prevention Worksheet which you will bring with you to the number of seconds you can hold that position without event putting your foot back down We only have 30 seats available for the event...and this w Repeat the test 3 times, and then add up your total time and divide it by 3 to find your average balance time. be going out in our Monthly Patient Newsletter, Facebook, (For if 1 was 4 test 2 was 8 and newspaper ads. So if you would like to seconds, and test 3 was 6 seconds, you'd add up 4, 8, attend, be sure now...Call 847-854-0196 and 6 to get 18. Divide by 3, and your average balance All 30 attendees w I receive my Breakthrough Balance Report on "The Top 8 Secrets to Maintaining Good Balance time is 6 seconds.) and Avoiding Falls. You can try retaking this same test with your eyes closed Looking forward to seeing you there for a greater challenge. Mike Morley, PT How long should you be able to stand on one leg? Diamond Physical Therapy Eyes Open Eyes Closed 400 East Algonquin Rd Age Balance Time Age Balance Time Algonquin, IL 60102 40-59 25-27 sec 40-59 15-20 sec PS This event is limited to the first 300 people to register. 20-25 sec 60-69 9-12 sec 60-69 When you register, you can bring a guest at no additional cost (we do this because many people request to bring 80 5-6 sec 80 4-5 sec their spouse or other family member)

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