iStand Falls Prevention® Exercise Program

Delivering the highest rated, evidence-based falls prevention programs to seniors,

veterans, and rehab World Wide . . . Free.

 

Do iStand HERE . . . 

For Smart TV Streaming Instructions, SEE BELOW.

 

Tai Chi in HD

Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance has proven to reduce falls by up to 50% when done 3 times/week.

"Tai chi training appears to reduce balance impairments in patients with mild-to-moderate Parkinson’s disease, with additional benefits of improved functional capacity and reduced falls." (Funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00611481.)

 

*Our High Def video can be projected, or streamed on any sized flat-screen or Smart TV. Just add the URL to your favorites on your Youtube account, and then sign in on your Smart TV.

 

 
  Click on the images to begin using the iStand program.

Click on the images to begin using the iStand program.


Otago

The Otago Exercise Program (OEP) reduces falls in seniors over 65 by increasing balance and muscle strength, and is a low-impact program suitable for any age. 

Otago has proven to reduce falls by 17% in women and 35% in men when performed 3 times/week. 

 

Otago is often done with 1 lb. weights on the ankles to slowly increase muscle strength over time.

 
  Click on the images to begin using the iStand program.

Click on the images to begin using the iStand program.


Tai Chi - Beginners Class (with instruction)

Tai Chi has proven to reduce falls in seniors by up to 50% when performed 3 times/week. Tai Chi also reduces blood pressure and increases musculoskeletal strength.

 
  Click on the images to begin using the iStand program.

Click on the images to begin using the iStand program.


HOW TO STREAM ISTAND to your TV

1. CLICK ON your favorite iStand program above, that will take you to our unpublished videos on Youtube.

2. (If you don't have a YouTube account, create one.) Then save the iStand Video(s) to a "Playlist".   It will look like the image below. Click on the icon in the blue-dot box, and you will get the Add To window. Select your Playlist.                                   

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3. Then, to stream from another device besides your computer (like your Smart TV), log on to YouTube through the app on your Smart TV, Apple TV, Fire, XBox, Roku, or any streaming device that you own and use regularly. There will be a Youtube app on all of these. Once you're logged in to your YouTube account through the chosen device, the iStand videos will be saved in the Playlist you chose, and you can access them through your television, iPad or smart phone anytime, anywhere.

4. From devices like your iPad, you can "Airplay" the videos to your Smart TV also.  You can Airplay with Apple TV, or you can use "Mirroring" if you have a Smart TV but don't have Apple TV.  The Airplay icon looks like this.

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Falls are often caused by dehydration.  Make sure you have some WATER with you throughout the day!