Care recipient (cr) gets off balance when reaching for things

Try: The cr should get plenty of outdoor exercise walking on different surfaces like gravel sand grass and pavement can help build strength and balance climbing on playground equipment with the grand kids is great for developing large motor skills the cr can also try running and jumping playing hopscotch with the grandkids or caregiver (cg) teaches control and coordination as do the use of swings and merry-go-round toys

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

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References: Adapted from how to improve large motor skills melinda l secor 2009 available at

Keywords: Poor balance weak muscles exercise lifting posture reaching

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

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