The Importance of Prevention
As we age, our bodies become more prone to injuries and chronic conditions that can affect our quality of life. That is why we take our role in prevention education seriously, with our physical therapists educating our community on avoiding injuries rather than just treating them. We provide information and guidance on how to prevent or reduce the risk of common health problems, such as falls, fractures, arthritis, diabetes, and heart disease. By learning how to maintain a healthy lifestyle, exercise safely, and manage stress, our members can enjoy a longer and happier life. We believe that prevention is almost always better than the cure.
Building a Network
Health is not only a personal matter, but also a social one. By building a network of informed adults regarding health related issues, we can get rid of the bunk and bad science that often misleads and confuses us with conflicting information. Community is important to our health, as it provides us with support, motivation, and accountability. By joining together to learn and understand the ins and outs of aging, we empower one another to find the best possible care for ourselves and our loved ones. We can also share our experiences, insights, and resources with each other, and help each other overcome the challenges and barriers that we may face. A network of informed adults is a valuable asset for our health and well-being, as it can enhance our knowledge, confidence, and resilience.
Bringing Experts to You
At Balance Health Center, we believe that learning from experts is essential for improving our health and wellness. That is why we regularly invite professionals from different fields and disciplines to share their knowledge and expertise with our community. Balance Health Center is just that, a center meeting place for experts that believe in the same mission of prevention and education as us to present topics that are important to your health. Whether it is nutrition, fitness, mental health, or chronic disease management, we offer a variety of workshops, seminars, and webinars that cover the latest research and best practices. By attending these events, you can gain valuable insights, tips, and skills that can help you achieve your health goals. Balance Health Center is more than just a clinic, it is a center for sharing.
Physical therapist Dr. Kaitlin Walters leads a knee pain workshop.
UCLA Oncologist Dr. Melody Benjamin discusses the latest cancer treatments and outcomes.
Psychologist Dr. Jake Gladstone emphasizes the importance of mental health as we age and ways to approach it.
Physical therapist Dr. Kathy Doubleday DPT, OCS leads an osteoporosis prevention workshop.