Balance Exercises For Movement Exertion

By Suzanne Stoke, Physical Therapist @ Exercise For Balance via

   Simple movements can be difficult for some people, requiring a greater need to practice  balance exercises. Please see Some folks have difficulty with simple walking activities like stepping up on a curb or going up and down a flight of stairs. These difficulties can stem from orthopedic issues like arthritis, neurological issues like nerve damage in the legs or obesity. As an example, for people struggling with obesity every day movements like walking, turning in the kitchen or bathroom or getting out of a chair can be more difficult. In fact, movement can be treacherous at times for people who are obese because complex movements pose the risk of losing balance and falling. Surgical weight-loss for those who are obese can make walking easier but it does not necessarily diminish the risk of falling. Those individuals who have undergone bariatric surgery often maintain atypical movement patterns and walking habits that they developed to accommodate their previous weight. Furthermore, individuals with obesity must exert more energy to maintain their balance while walking compared with those with average body mass indices. In addition when people who are overweight step over an obstacle, they’re supporting leg uses extra energy to keep the body stabilized. Often times they adapt their gate pattern by taking shorter, slower steps to avoid expending excess energy. These atypical walking patterns often lead to a higher risk of falling. As a result, people who have undergone bariatric surgery and changed their body mass index are recommended to practice balance exercises to help enhance their steadiness and minimize the risk of falling.

Balance Exercises For Steady Movements

   To help people who are overweight or are recovering from bariatric surgery, healthcare professionals, like doctors and nurses, suggest that they participate in specific balance exercises to enhance their steadiness with movement patterns and limit their possibility of a fall. One example of an equilibrium exercise that individuals can rehearse in the comfort of their own home involves tandem walking. With tandem walking, the individual walks touching their heel to toe along the line down a hallway. The narrow base of support established in tandem walking will challenge the natural balance reactions at the feet and ankles. By strengthening your balance reactions at your feet and ankles, you will be better able to adapt to uneven terrain or various surfaces like thick grass or carpet while walking. You can practice tandem walking and other balance exercises by joining with the demonstration by a qualified physical therapist in the exercise for balance DVD.

Balance Exercises In The Exercise For Balance DVD

Learn balance exercises with the Exercise For Balance DVD

Learn balance exercises with the Exercise For Balance DVD

    To stay steady with all movement patterns,  get started on a course of the best balance exercises with the Exercise For Balance DVD. The healthcare provider recommended Exercise For Balance DVD is a high quality instructional DVD to use at home or in a group setting. The easy to understand and simple to follow Exercise For Balance DVD includes  a step by step series of the latest balance and strength exercises necessary to optimize overallfitness and to carry out basic daily activities like shopping, doing laundry,  walking, standing, cleaning house, stair climbing or to advance to more difficult pursuits like skiing, dancing, playing golf and hiking. In the  comprehensive Exercise For Balance DVD, you will learn how to improve stability, how to apply steadiness techniques and how to safely execute balance routines from a  qualified balance specialist — licensed Physical Therapist—who has worked with balance and dizziness disorders for over 25 years. Get your copy of the Exercise For Balance DVD by clicking on the BUY NOW button

Walk on and start balance exercises today with the Exercise For Balance DVD to improve balance and prevent falls.

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