Senior Balance Exercises Combined With Vertigo Exercises

By Suzanne Stoke, Physical Therapist @ Exercise For Balance via www.exerciseforbalance.cominner ear vestibular organ

    Individuals who suffer with vertigo and nystagmus can be helped with senior balance exercises. Please see Older adults have a higher incidence of symptoms of dizziness and imbalance. One component of those symptoms stems from a rapid eye movement called nystagmus. Rotary nystagmus and a tendency to fall towards the effected ear can be seen with the diagnosis of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. The common diagnosis of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is characterized by brief attacks of rotatory vertigo and simultaneous positioning rotatory-vertical nystagmus toward the undermost ear elicited by extending the head or positioning the head or body toward the affected ear. It is called benign because it often resolves spontaneously within weeks to months; in some cases, however, it can last for years. Healthcare professionals believe that Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo  stems from a condition related to freely floating ‘heavy otoconia’ in the ear that results in symptoms of vertigo and disequilibrium. Fortunately, healthcare professionals such as Ear-Nose-Throat doctors and specialized physical therapists are familiar with canal repositioning techniques which help to reposition the otoconia and minimize symptoms of vertigo. Additionally, individuals who partake in procedures to reduce effects of dizziness also would benefit from performing senior balance exercises at the same time.

Senior Balance Exercises And Eye Exercises

   By combining eye exercises with senior balance exercises, older individuals are able to minimize their symptoms of vertigo and maximize their balance abilities. As an example, you can start easy eye exercises in a stable position like sitting in a comfortable chair. In sitting, you can move your eyes back and forth between two objects approximately fifteen inches from you. You can perform twenty repetitions two to three times a day. You can progress these exercises by advancing your balance work. As an example, when you are ready to advance to the next level, you can try standing on one foot while moving your eyes back and forth twenty times. In this position, you will challenge your balance system and your visual system, which maximizes your overall steadiness. You can learn these stability techniques and a series of senior balance exercises by following along with the Exercise For Balance DVD, developed by a specialized Physical Therapist.


Senior Balance Exercises In The Exercise For Balance DVDPractice Balance Exercises At Home

    To overcome symptoms of dizziness and disequilibrium, please begin the best balance exercises with the Exercise For Balance DVD. The professionally filmed Exercise For Balance DVD is the perfect Balance DVD to use at home or in a group setting. The Exercise For Balance DVD is loaded with the best balance and strength exercises needed to enhance senior fitness and to perform basic activities like walking, standing, cleaning house,  stair climbing or to advance to high level activities like playing tennis, dancing and hiking. In the comprehensive Exercise For Balance DVD, you will learn how to improve balance, steadiness techniques and balance routines from a balance instructor— licensed Physical Therapist— who has worked with balance and dizziness disorders for over 20 years. Get your copy of the Exercise For Balance DVD by clicking on the BUY NOW button

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  To stay steady with all movements, start balance exercises today with the Exercise For Balance DVD to improve balance and prevent falls.

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