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Fear of Falling by Lori Cee Posted Sun 14 Aug 2011 8:57am I've noticed that the idea of falling has been on my mind a lot in the last couple of days.  Most of the time when I'm walking I am conscious of every foot placement, though there have been a few times in the last couple of days that I have found myself somewhere else and a not completely conscious of the journey.  Every time that I walk past the ... Read on »
Fear of Falling Can Lead to Falling by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 20 May 2010 6:39am An elderly person's fear of falling can actually exacerbate underlying physical conditions, creating a “vicious circle,” which could lead to a greater risk of falling, according to a new report. Difficulty walking as a result of old age often have many causes. These can include visual defects, degeneration of motor skills, taking medicat ... Read on »
In Seniors, 'Fear of Falling' Risky in Itself by Medline Plus Posted Fri 20 Aug 2010 6:00am Regardless of actual risk, the anxiety made them more likely to tumble, study shows By Robert Preidt Friday, August 20, 2010 FRIDAY, Aug. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Older people who have a fear of falling are at increased risk for future falls, regardless of their actual risk of tumbling, a new stud ... Read on »
Fear of Falling by Marian Van Eyk McCain Patient Expert Posted Sat 26 Dec 2009 12:00am The lanes have been icy and slick this past week and there have been some mornings that I missed my usual walk because I was fearful of slipping. Fear of falling makes me over-cautious. I find myself contracting my muscles, creeping along carefully, head down, shoulders hunched, watching for icy patches, looking at the ground instead of stridi ... Read on »
Break falling - a key to overcoming fear by Sue Wharton Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm I was inspired to write this post by Felicia after reading her latest postEpiphany: distance karate.In this post she talks about a problem she has getting in close and throwing or locking her partner during ipponkumite practice. She states: "I know it makes no sense, but I think the idea of stepping into a technique to grab someone and tak ... Read on »
Fear of Falling - Clip-Drop Technique by Jason Martin Posted Mon 30 Nov 2009 10:02pm The scariest thing in all of climbing is falling. And perhaps the hardest thing to do in all of climbing is to manage the fear of falling. The Clip-Drop technique is a way to train your brain to accept that falling is a part of the game and that in many cases, that falling is perfectly safe. In a nut-shell, the Clip-Drop technique is simply wh ... Read on »
Falling and Fears That Follow by nutmeg04 Posted Thu 13 Oct 2011 9:24pm My mom came out to visit me this weekend because I have been feeling so much better and it's been years since she's seen that. We spent hours shopping and having a good time. Our last stop for the weekend was Costco to pick up odds and ends. Wouldn't you know it? I slipped on a liquid substance (maybe jam?) and fell. Hard. At first I didn't kno ... Read on »
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Social Butterflies by Little Wonders Posted Mon 20 Feb 2012 12:00am Things have been going well at the Dixon house. After 2.5 week of illness, we're finally all on the mend (fingers crossed!) and I'm really thankful that the girls' nasty head cold didn't seem to compromise their lung function all that much this time. There were a couple of days when Amaya started to sound a little wheezy (and one night when I ... Read on »
Preventing Slips and Falls Among Seniors by Kodjoworkout Posted Thu 25 Jul 2013 8:21pm When we are young and vigorous, we don’t think about older days, but the reality is that as we age, our mobility can become compromised. This leads many seniors to fall and injure themselves in their own houses. According to 2008 statistics, nearly 20,000 seniors succumbed that year, from fatal slips and falls. In fact, did you know that ... Read on »