Strong & Stable Classes

Strong & Stable Classes

Approximately 30% of people over 65 years fall each year (1). However, falls prevention classes have been shown to help reduce the rate of falls (2).

Classes are most effective when:

  • Supervised by a Physiotherapist.
  • Include multiple component group exercise in a circuit format (3).
  • Including balance training and specific strength and conditioning (4).
  • Includes education about reducing falls risk (5).

The Strong and Stable class at Myphysio uses:

  • Myphysio purpose built gym
  • Evidence based 8 week program to reduce falls risk, improve strength and mobility
  • Small class sizes to allow maximum supervision and exercise time (6).

These classes are perfect for those that:

  1. Are losing confidence in the ability to maintain an independent lifestyle or
  2. Suffer with chronic pain and are seeking a guided program to improve function


Classes run every Friday at 1.30pm at MyPhysio Evolution and costs just $120 for 8 weeks. Contact MyPhysio now on 1300 141 143 or


  1. World Health Organisation 2009, WHO Global Report on Falls Prevention in Older Age, Ageing and Life Course, Family and Community Health
  2. Lamb S, Jorstad-Stein E, Hauer K, Becker C 2005, Development of a common outcome data set for fall injury prevention trials: the Prevention of Falls Network Europe consensus, Journal of American Geriatric Society, vol. 53, no 9, pp 1618-22
  3. Nitz J & Choy N 2004, The efficacy of a specific balance-strategy training programme for preventing falls among older people: a pilot randomized controlled trial, Age and Ageing, vol 33, no 1, pp 52
  4. Gillespie L, Robertson M, Gillespie W, Sherrington C, Gates S, Clemson L & Lamb S 2012, Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community (review), The Cochrane Library, issue 9
  5. Australian commission on safety and quality in health care 2009, Preventing Falls and Harm from Falls in Older People: Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities, pp 13
  6. Church J, Goodall S, Norman R, & Haas M 2011, An economic evaluation of community and residential aged care falls prevention strategies in NSW, NSW Public Health Bulletin, vol 22, no 3, pp 60


Book an appointment

We are here to help you. In-Clinic and Telehealth Appointments are available. 

You can book online or call our clinic on 1300 141 143