KerrvillePT: Is Balance Setting Things Up For An Injury?

Exercise Essentials Try these exercises to keep you moving...

TANDEM WALK - WALL Standwith the fingertips of one, or both, hands resting on a wall. Place the feet ‘heel to toe’ with the left foot forward. Steady yourself in this position. Step forward with the right foot, placing the heel directly in front of, and touching, the toes of the left foot. Step forward with the left foot, placing the heel directly in front of, and touching, the toes of the right foot. Repeat this sequence, moving forward down the hallway. Reverse direction, moving backward down the hallway. Helps Balance

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SINGLE LEG STANCE - FORWARD Stand on one leg and maintain your balance. Next, hold your leg out in front of your body. Then return to original position. Maintain a slightly bent knee on the stance side. Improves Balance

The above exercises are designed to be performed under the instruction of a licensed physical therapist.

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