Video: Six Exercises to Improve your Balance

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Here are the six exercises that were prepared for the Good Morning Arizona segment on bone health a few weeks back. Spending just a few minutes a day performing these easy moves will help you gain better body awareness, improve your balance and strengthen your core. All you need is a non-slip surface to stand on and if your balance is a bit shaky, a sturdy chair, railing or counter to hold on to. It is best to practice these ...

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Good Morning Arizona segment on Osteoporosis and Bone Health

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Good Morning Arizona with Dr. ThompsonI was graciously invited by Dr. Sharon Thompson from Central Phoenix Obstetrics and Gynecology to join her on a Good Morning Arizona segment discussing Osteoporosis and Bone Health. Doing a segment on a morning show is always exciting! In July 2009,  when I was working as a financial advisor I did a segment on “How to Avoid ...

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How Can I Improve My Balance So I Won’t Fall?  

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One thing that seems to be on everyone’s list is improving balance. Whether it’s due to a physical condition, weakness from a surgery or illness, or aging–unsteady balance affects one’s activities of daily living. Did you know that falling is the leading cause of injury-related mortality among Arizona residents 65 years and old in 2014? Falling is the leading reason for emergency room visits for those ages 45-64. Those are scary statistics! Falls can be prevented through modifications ...

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Free Pilates for Buff Bones Class in Phoenix, Arizona

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Yang Style Tai Chi helps with balance

May is National Osteoporosis Month

Monday, May 18th at 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Free Introduction to Tai Chi and Pilates for Buff Bones® Class with a brief discussion on osteoporosis and falling, followed by a light healthy bone-smart snack.

Hosted by Deborah Lavinsky, PMA®-CPT and Kathy Lucia

Reservations are required!

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