iStand Falls Prevention® Exercise Program
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Tai Chi in HD
Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance has proven to reduce falls by up to 50% when done 3 times/week.
"Tai chi training appears to reduce balance impairments in patients with mild-to-moderate Parkinson’s disease, with additional benefits of improved functional capacity and reduced falls." (Funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00611481.)
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The Otago Exercise Program (OEP) reduces falls in seniors over 65 by increasing balance and muscle strength, and is a low-impact program suitable for any age.
Otago has proven to reduce falls by 17% in women and 35% in men when performed 3 times/week.
Otago is often done with 1 lb. weights on the ankles to slowly increase muscle strength over time.
Tai Chi - Beginners Class (with instruction)
Tai Chi has proven to reduce falls in seniors by up to 50% when performed 3 times/week. Tai Chi also reduces blood pressure and increases musculoskeletal strength.