Care recipient (cr) needs to improve weight shift and control so that he she can walk better

Try: Suggest that cr perform the following exercise every day start with knees bent feet flat on the floor and knees close together lift hips from the floor and keep them raised in the air slowly twist hips side to side return to center and lower hips to the floor rest repeat motion note this exercise may be difficult for cr and it may worsen back problems cr should avoid doing this exercise if he she experiences pain

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance

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References: hope the stroke recovery guide chapter 4 – movement and exerciseby the national stroke associatin 2010 available at www stroke org

Keywords: Weight shifting weight shift walking stroke rehabilitation exercise exercises gross motor coordination motion

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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