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CDC STEADI

This assessment is based on the CDC STEADI screening.
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St. Louis Falls Prevention

Alice McHugh

When Alice McHugh fell, breaking a bone in her foot, she was just going about her daily routine. She’s on the mend now, but more committed than ever to get back to teaching Oasis falls prevention classes. Alice is featured in a new video with Dr. Laurie Punch, a BJC trauma surgeon and Associate Professor of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Find out what they have to say about how you can stay on your feet!


Stay on your feet with St. Louis Oasis

Tai Chi

St. Louis Tai Chi ClassesOne of the most effective methods for falls prevention is Tai Chi, an evidence-based approach. Studies have shown that after 50 hours of Tai Chi, there is a proven reduction in falls risk. These classes are led by certified Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention instructors.

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Better Balance

St. Louis Better Balance Classes

 

Improve your balance and reduce falls risk through a multi-dimensional approach that improves muscle strength, flexibility, range of motion and confidence.

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Essentrics

St. Louis Essentrics ClassesThis dynamic workout will activate all your muscles, free your joints and increase mobility. Essentrics draws on the flowing movements of tai chi for health and balance, the strengthening theories behind ballet for long, lean, flexible muscles and the healing principles of physiotherapy.   

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Free Event
Pay Attention to Falls Prevention

Friday, September 21, 2018

11:00am  1:30 pm

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