Stoughton Hospital Health Talk

The Importance of Balance and Stability Training for Seniors

Jennifer Ballweg, PT - Speaker Bio
Jennifer Ballweg is a physical therapist at Stoughton Hospital and has received special training in vestibular rehabilitation.
  • Topic Info:In your everyday life, you may not even think about your balance and quite often we take our balance for granted, but it is an important and vital part of our health and well being. Many elders fall each year due to balance and stability issues. It has been shown that falls can reduce the quality of life and increase the mortality rate for seniors.

    That is why, in this segment, Jennifer Ballweg, Physical Therapist at Stoughton Hospital joins the show to share with you how to do balance and stability training to reduce the risk of falls, at any age.