Do you or someone you love have a balance dysfunction? Take this quick 6 question quiz to get an idea of what your next steps should be to help with your balance dysfunction. Loading… Now … [Read more...] about Balance Dysfunction Quiz
Balance and Falls Prevention
Chances are we all either know someone who has a balance dysfunction or we have it ourselves. There are a number of different things you can do for poor balance, but there are so many conflicting … [Read more...] about Frequently Asked Questions for Balance Dysfunctions
Here are some quick tips to help your balance dysfunction no matter what the cause. These concepts are simple, but not easy. It will take time and some adjustment on your part, but it's worth … [Read more...] about Top 3 Behavior Modifications for Balance Dysfunctions
Standing Gastroc Stretch Stand in front of a surface that can be used to give yourself some support (i.e. the back of a chair, table, countertop). Step backwards with the leg that you want to … [Read more...] about Top 3 Stretches for Balance
Sit to Stand Start by sitting in a firm chair, ideally without armrest. Scoot towards the edge of the chair and bring your feet underneath you. Lean your shoulders forward and stand up. Try … [Read more...] about Top 3 Exercises for Balance
30 Second Sit to Stand Test Start by sitting in a firm chair, ideally without armrests. Set a timer for 30 seconds. When ready, start the timer and count how many times you are able to fully stand … [Read more...] about Self-tests to Find Out What is Causing Your Balance Problems
Balance issues are typically caused by one or a combination of these three main causes… Vestibular Dysfunction Many different problems can be classified as a vestibular dysfunction but one of … [Read more...] about Top 3 Causes of Balance Dysfunction
Did you have to miss your grandchild’s soccer game because you couldn’t get on the field? What about that dance recital in the auditorium with too many stairs? It is a heartbreaking reality that I … [Read more...] about Fear of falling keeping you from doing the things you love? Get back on your feet with Tai Chi!
Does the room start to spin when you get up too quickly? How about if you turn your head too fast? Or perhaps you feel off balance when you are in a busy place like the grocery store or shopping mall? … [Read more...] about Stop the room from spinning! What is causing your dizziness problem?
No matter what your age, balance is a vital part of our daily life that is often overlooked. I cannot tell you how many times I have heard, “My balance is terrible but that’s normal, I’m just getting … [Read more...] about Balance problems? Physical Therapy is the Answer You’ve Been Looking For!