Components of a comprehensive balance program include the following:
- Inner ear
- Joint and muscle function as it relates to balance
- Home safety
- “Five for Focus”
- Balance and Coordination
Balance and exercise improves with practice. Daily drills improve balance and therefore prevent falls.
Easy balance exercise: Stand on one leg for one minute. *Be near sturdy support.
More comprehensive drills are instructed in the Osteofitness classes.