Preventing Falls & Improving Balance Talk
Presented by Jackie Oliver, DPT, OCS, LIVE on Zoom.com
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 | 6:30-7:30pm
Free Community Education Event on Zoom
On Wednesday, March 3rd at 6:30pm, go to
Zoom.com, Click on Join A Meeting
enter Meeting ID #: 870 919 4140
or click on Zoom link:
Passcode to join the talk: balance
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Learn how to assess & reduce your risk of falling and how to improve your balance with the latest evidence-based techniques.
Jackie's talk will focus on helping you to:
1. Understand how physical therapy can reduce your risk of falling.
2. Learn how to improve your balance with at-home techniques and addressing modifiable risk factors.
3. Increase knowledge about what factors contribute to balance issues and how to intervene.
4. Recognize the health risks and injuries associated with older adult falls.
Jackie Oliver, DPT, OCS completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, one of the top Physical Therapy schools in the nation. She was fortunate enough to complete her clinical rotations and begin her physical therapy career within the University of Utah system, which is consistently ranked near the top in healthcare. Exposed to a wide variety of orthopedic conditions, Jackie is confident when assessing and treating a broad range of orthopedic impairments. Jackie is a certified dry needling provider with advanced training from Evidence in Motion and KinetaCore. Jackie achieved the Orthopedic Clinical Specialist advanced certification after extensive advanced training coursework and a stringent examination process from the American Physical Therapy Association.
Jackie has an intense passion for helping and educating others as well as preventative medicine. Because of her college sports background, Jackie loves working with athletes and has experience with biomechanical training and injury prevention in sports. She is also trained as a Diabetes Lifestyle Coach and has worked for the University of Utah and CDC helping individuals decrease their risk of developing diabetes.
Prior to completing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Jackie played basketball for Carroll College in Helena, Montana, while also obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Science. Jackie was Academic All-American her last two years at Carroll.