Basic Balance Exercises For Elderly
To begin, hold onto a table, chair, or doorway to help you. As you advance, grasp with only one hand, then with a finger, then hands-free.Only do what you’re comfortable doing – there’s no sense in falling in your efforts to prevent a fall, after all.
Seniors should try balance exercises to start building their defenses against serious falls. Several balance exercises for seniors are really simple to do – you will be able to do them in your home!
BASIC BALANCE EXERCISES:
• Single leg stands
• Walking heel-to-toe
• Raising and lowering yourself in a chair
Consult a physician before you start any exercise program. This is general information and is not intended to diagnose any medical condition, replace your healthcare professional or substitute professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The use of any information provided in this article is solely at your own risk.