PTII: Is Your Balance Setting You Up For Injury?

EXERCISE ESSENTIALS

Try these exercises to get you moving... SINGLE LEG STANCE Stand tall. Be close to support, both at your sides and behind in case you lose your balance. Balance on one leg then switch to the other leg.

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ALTERNATING STEP TOUCH Stand “tall”, with sturdy step stool positioned in front. Step one foot at a time onto the stool. Alternate legs.

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Always consult your physical therapist or physician before starting exercises you are unsure of doing.

SMOOTHIE RECIPE TO COMBAT VERTIGO SERVES: 2

PATIENT SUCCESS SPOTLIGHT

“ The therapists at Physical Therapy Institute of Illinios are interested in helping you recover quickly and safely. I feel my daughter’s fast progress was because of the care she received fromJoy and the rest of the PTII team.” - F.S. “I feel my daughter’s fast progress was because of the care she received from Joy and the rest of the PTII team.”

Put These Ingredients In A Blender

• ½ cup of vanilla yogurt • 2 cups of vanilla soy milk / almond milk / or equivalent • 1 B-complex vitamin • 1 500mg orange flavored Vitamin C chewable • 2-3 kale leaves (optional) • Frozen raspberries (optional)

• 1 lemon • ½ of an apple • ½ of a banana • 3 tbsp of frozen orange juice concentrate • 5 whole frozen strawberries • 1 ring of a pineapple

Did you know? Vitamin and flavonoid supplementation is a course of action that doctors advise for vertigo caused by Meniere’s Disease. This smoothie provides the specific vitamins your body needs to get relief from some types of vertigo. If you need help with your vertigo consult your physical therapist.

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