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You can get stronger when you're older! And we can help! #AgeWell

Updated: Jun 14, 2019



You can get stronger when you're older! And we can help! #AgeWell Tips to help you ages well

1.Exercise can help you avoid falls—and keep your independence More than half of adults over 65 report problems with movement, including walking 1/4 mile, stooping and standing. Group-based exercises led by a Chartered Physiotherapist can improve movement and balance and reduce your risk of falls. It can also reduce your risk of hip fractures (95 percent of which are caused by falls).

2. Your bones want you to exercise. Osteoporosis or weak bones affects more than 50% of those over the age of 54. Exercises that keep you on your feet, like walking, jogging, or dancing, and exercises using resistance, such as Pilates, can improve bone strength or reduce bone loss.

3. Your heart wants you to exercise. Heart disease is the No. 2 cause of death in Ireland . One of the top ways of preventing it and other cardiovascular diseases? Exercise! Research shows that if you already have heart disease, appropriate exercise can improve your health.

4. Your brain wants you to exercise. People who are physically active—even later in life—are less likely to develop memory problems or Alzheimer's disease, a condition which affects more than 40% of people over the age of 85. Call us now on 087 2802659 or 021 4193003 or email on info@maxphysio.ie for more information.




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