Balance and Fall Danger – A Test and Programming Suggestions

Hearing Aids are quite costly equipments. In behind the ear hearing aids, a small transparent cylindrical wire fixed into the ear does not become visible due to long hair, brings amplified sound for the sake of providing better hearing options.

Specificity ; Advantages Of Programmable behind the ear hearing aids

The audiologist prescribe mostly of the behind the ear hearing aids. “Hearing loss” does not mean complete hearing inability. The hearing aids behind the ear, which are programmable, can be set to increase the amplitude of the sounds the individual is lacking sensitivity for.Another advantage of behind the ear hearing aids is that they produce better sound quality.

Features Of Behind The Ear Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are of many types. People of later mentioned approach prefer in the ear hearing aids for behind the ear hearing aid looks clumsy as the esthetic concerns are considered as for to them.

Behind The Ear Hearing Aids With Programming


If you have clients who you train and you don’t have any balance test, programming for improvements in balance and decreasing fall risk, you might find this information beneficial.

This 2007 recommendation entitled, “Physical Activity and Public Health in Older Adults: Recommendation from the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association,” suggests a daily program of aerobic activity, muscular strength and endurance, activities that increase or maintain flexibility, and “balance exercises for those older adults at risk for falls.” Physical activity,by itself, may reduce falls and fall injuries as much as 35-45%. Research has focused on balance exercise rather than balance activity such as dancing so that only exercise is currently recommended.

As a personal trainer, I could really benefit from a test for balance for my clientele. Patients failing the test were at a higher risk for falling.

It would seem then, that as a personal trainer or in devising a program of fitness for myself over the coming new year, I could include this simple balance test to determine fall risk potential AND then program for balance exercise and fall prevention.