The Connection Between Hip Strength, Sidewards Falls, and Hip Fractures
Below are 14 specific tests that help you identify age-related deficits in strength, balance, flexibility and/or foot architecture that correlate with an increased risk of falling. Information obtained from these tests allows you to design a customized treatment routine that incorporates any of 12 interventions that target the particular weak points identified during testing. Unlike conventional strength training programs, the exercises described in these videos have been proven to place significantly less stress on your joints, while targeting muscles that need to be strengthened. This is especially important for people with arthritis who want to stay strong as they age.