Over 800,000 patients a year are hospitalized because of a fall injury, most often because of a head injury or hip fracture.1
Adjusted for inflation, the direct medical costs for fall injuries are $31 billion annually.2
Falls are serious and costly. Fortunately, there are simple exercises and massage techniques that can help improve your balance.
In our newest course Qigong for Balance, learn about the causes of falling and why balance is important. From the Qigong perspective, fall prevention is the best solution. Daily exercise can strengthen the legs, improve balance sensitivity, and improve Qi flow.
Balance is important no matter your age or activity level. Enhancing your sense of balance will not only help prevent falls, but also improve athleticism. It is essential to living a healthy life.
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1. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web–based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) [online] Accessed August 5, 2016. ↩
2. Source: Burns EB, Stevens JA, Lee RL. The direct costs of fatal and non-fatal falls among older adults—United States. J Safety Res 2016:58. ↩