caryc said:No one has mentioned that thing they advertise on TV. It's like a wobble board with two poles sticking up to hang onto. That thing looks like a big joke to me and then I happened across the price. They want $400 bucks for that thing. It's supposed to change your whole life.
mcgivern said:I have a plaque on my wall that reads " Do not resent growing old, many are denied the privilege." It does beat the alternative. I am very fortunate in that I am 86 and have yet to fall. It helps that we only have snow and/or ice once in a blue moon down here.
Bob Wright said:I constantly hear folks say horseback riding is good for your balance. But then, getting thrown is not good for your bones.
Its been over twenty years since I straddled a horse, and sure do miss it. But I believe riding did improve my balance, and certainly helped my back problems.
Agree completely. I started that before I turned 50 and it has served meMobuck said:I decided it was better to fall in a controlled manner than
to try to catch myself and get hurt worse in the process.