Best Falls Prevention Exercises For The Elderly With How-To Videos
Does exercise prevent falls in the elderly?
Exercising is a proven way of reducing the risk of falls occurring in the elderly. Strength and balance exercises, such as those included in this article, make your muscles stronger and more flexible, reducing the risk of overbalancing and falling and enabling you to be active for longer.
All 9 of the simple exercises in this article can be completed without the use of specialist equipment.
Please note that these videos are intended to be guides only, and Felgains accepts no responsibility for the results. Always seek medical advice from doctors if you are unsure about doing exercise, and stop if you’re feeling unwell or you are in pain.
9 exercises to help prevent falls in the elderly
- 1. Elbow Flex (Bicep Curl)
- 2. Trunk Rotation
- 3. Shoulder Diagonals
- 4. Lumbar Extensions
- 5. Shoulder Circles
- 6. Elbow Extensions
- 7. Ankle Inversions
- 8. Hip Marching
- 9. Leg Extensions
Exercise 1: Elbow Flex (Bicep Curl)
Exercise 2: Trunk Rotation
Exercise 3: Shoulder Diagonals
Exercise 4: Lumbar Extensions
Exercise 5: Shoulder Circles
Exercise 6: Elbow Extensions
Exercise 7: Ankle Inversions
Exercise 8: Hip Marching
Exercise 9: Leg Extensions
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