Wellness & Prevention

Personalized exercise programs to help avoid falls, move with confidence and stay independent.

1 in 4 adults over the age of 65 will experience a fall this year.

BALANCE & GAIT TRAINING

 

According to the CDC, one older adult falls every second. Balance is a skill that can improve over time with practice. Balance By Li offers a comprehensive screening and evaluation to assess your balance, gait and functional movement. An individualized exercise program will be created just for you that incorporate strength and balance exercises to help you move with confidence in your home and community, and reduce your risk for falls.

 

Balance By Li offers a variety of interventions to challenge your balance including but not limited to:

  • Vaiours base of support positions (wide, narrow, single leg, etc)
  • Walking at different speeds
  • Using a variety of surfaces (foam pad, wobble board, etc.)
  • Incorporating resistance bands and weights
  • Multi-tasking (tossing a ball, talking, turning your head)
  • Visual input (eyes closed, eyes open)
  • Vestibular input (change of head movements)

WELLNESS TRAINING

 

Curious about how to proceed with your home exercise program once your formal physical therapy sessions have ended? Unsure how to start an exercise program that is safe and effective? As physical therapists and movement experts, Balance By Li can help you. We will evaluate your physical condition and your current exercise routine to create a program that is tailored for your fitness goals. Each session is one hour long and can be done in your home or community fitness center.

Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention

 

If you suffer from arthritis pain or balance problems, Balance By Li can incorporate this program into your routine to improve muscular strength, flexibility, balance and fitness. It is based on Sun style and unique Qigong component, which has a powerful healing ability. It contains all the essential principles of Tai Chi and the movements are safe. This program can help relieve your pain, reduce stress, and improve balance, strength, health and ability to perform activities. Tai Chi is great for group or individual sessions.

PRE-HAB FOR JOINT REPLACEMENT

 

At Balance by Li, we can help you experience a faster recovery after surgery to get you back on your feet as quickly as possible. Have you been scheduled for a total joint replacement surgery or are considering having one performed? Are you curious about what exercises are safe to perform before your surgery or if they are even necessary? At Balance By Li, we will teach you low-level, light-intensity strengthening and stretching exercises that will help you before and after your surgery for a better recovery. Our therapist will take into consideration your range of motion, functional impairments and pain to provide a pre-hab plan designed just for you.

WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT

 

All of the services you receive will be one-on-one with your therapist.  A comprehensive screening and evaluation to assess your balance, functional movement and fitness level will be performed during the initial visit.  Please be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Which areas of Arizona do you cover?

 

We serve clients that live in Mesa, Chandler, Sun Lakes, Tempe, Gilbert, Ahwatukee, and South Scottsdale. Don’t see your city? Give us a call.

do i need a doctor's referral?

 

No. Arizona is a direct access state, which means you can go directly to a physical therapist without obtaining a physician’s referral. This expedites the process of getting the help you need and cuts down on extra expenses and/or time.

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Balance by Li - At Home Physical Therapy and Wellness for Older Adults
Balance by Li - At Home Physical Therapy and Wellness for Older Adults
Balance by Li - At Home Physical Therapy and Wellness for Older Adults
Balance by Li - At Home Physical Therapy and Wellness for Older Adults
Balance by Li - At Home Physical Therapy and Wellness for Older Adults
Balance by Li - At Home Physical Therapy and Wellness for Older Adults