The Care recipient (cr) loses balance easily

Try: Try doing exercises that strengthen the leg muscles to improve balance sit toward the edge of a chair with good posture and knees bent place feet flat on the floor raise heels up off the floor coming up onto the balls of the feet hold for 1 second then release repeat 10 to 15 times rest briefly then do another 10 to 15 rest briefly then do another 10 to 15 this exercise can be done 3 or 4 times a week

Materials: Straight back chair without arms

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

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References: Adapted from university of georgia 2007 chair exercises for older adults available at www fcs uga edu

Keywords: Poor balance loses balance falls stumbles exercise

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

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