Fall Prevention and Balance Program
Staying safe while being active is important at any age. But it’s even more vital when you’re in your later years. Our strength and mobility steadily decline over time, increasing our risk of injury. This can make day-to-day activities like climbing stairs or navigating icy sidewalks risky.
Falls are all too common. That’s why TRIA has comprehensive injury prevention services to help prevent falls and reduce the fear of falling. Our team of leading orthopedic experts can help you improve balance through exercise and training. The goal is to encourage activity, independence and ongoing education to stay strong and injury-free as you age.
The Fall Prevention and Balance Program is designed for adults over 65 years old. It’s a best fit for
The first visit is an evaluation. Our physical therapists will identify any fall or injury risk factors by conducting a physical examination that measures strength, motion and balance. From there, our team will work with you to determine what exercises might be helpful.
Exercises that focus on your core muscles and improving your balance are helpful. If possible, consider yoga or
If you’re not sure where to start, our team can help. Our physical therapists can guide you to exercises that will be effective for you and help you start a fitness program. You can sign up for yoga therapy or Pilates at TRIA, or ask for home fitness plans so you can continue to build your strength between sessions.
We accept most health insurance plans, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, CIGNA, HealthPartners, Medica, Medicare, Medicare Advantage, PreferredOne and many others.
You can check with your insurance to see if your plan covers part or all of the services needed. Don’t have your card in front of you? Here are member services numbers to help you get started:
- HealthPartners Medicare plans:
Visit our contact page
- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota:
800-244-6224(insurance through work); 866-494-2111(insurance directly or through the Exchange)
763-847-4477(in the Twin Cities); 800-997-1750(outside the metro area)