Act Like a Flamingo: Stand on One Leg

Maintaining balance and preventing falls is a huge bodily priority. Falls can result in numerous injuries, with fractures and head injuries being two common and severe problems. A fall onto an outstretched arm can cause many problems of the wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Landing on a hip can result in a fracture, causing significant difficulty…
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Balancing the Body’s Systems

  Try to take a 150-250 pound object and balance it on a square platform one foot wide. Seem like a tough task? This is typically what happens every time you take a step. The body needs to balance its mass over the foot. It takes a highly complex interaction of the different systems of…
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