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Fall Prevention: Part 3

Pick up after yourself and make others pick up too. Don’t leave random shoes, purses, boxes, etc., lying around the house on the floor. If you find them with your foot before you find them with your eyes, you’re going down. Unless that is, you’ve been doing your single leg standing and are quickly able […]

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Fall Prevention: Part 2

Start getting in the habit of doing single leg standing exercises. I can tell you I’m not going to take 5 minutes out of my busy to stand on one leg. But being the multi-tasker that I am, I will do single leg standing exercises when I’m…waiting for the microwave to boil water, waiting for […]

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Fall Prevention: Part 1

You have to stay off the ground after 60. I’m not quite there, but I’ve been working on staying clear of the ground for years. I’m really focusing on falling down to the ground in this blog. That’s a fast and dangerous way to get down there and you’re all doing it way to often! […]

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Announcement

I’ve got an announcement to make! I’m going to start trying to Tweet on a regular basis…maybe not every day…but pretty regularly. Don’t worry. I’m not going to tell you when I’m watching The Walking Dead or going to the grocery store. My Tweets are going to be simple recommendations. Things I think will keep […]

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More of My Favorite Things

If you can, for a moment and for the benefit of your foot, give up on style and high heels, then come over to the Dansko side. As in Dansko clogs. If you fit this shoe correctly, I think they’re actually one of the best buys around. They’re not cheap (around a hundsky) but they […]

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More of My Favorite Things

  More of my favorite things. I’m looking forward to getting this whole blog up because I tell patients to get these things every day and now I’ll be able to direct them here to get them. Just yesterday a patient reminded me of another thing I recommended to her, so I added it to […]

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