Move Well Physiotherapy Standing Balance Exercises
Stand for one minute with your eyes open, progress to one-minute eyes closed. You can start with arms balancing out to side, but progress to arms crossed to chest.
Stand for one-minute eyes open, progress to one-minute eyes closed. You can start with arms balancing out to side, but progress to arms crossed to chest. Progress to one leg stand: Stand on one leg, eyes open, one minute. Progress to eyes closed for 1 minute. Use arms to balance initially but progress to arms crossed over chest. Repeat on your other leg.
Stand on a wobble board/Bosu ball on one leg. Keep leg slightly bent and try and hold this position for 10-30 seconds.
Stand on the wobble board/bosu ball. Keep your feet facing forwards and your feet at shoulder-width apart. Squat downwards and hold a medicine ball out in front of you. Stop at mid-way down and then stand back up. Advance to squatting down and reaching across your midline with the medicine ball. Repeat on both sides. Repeat 12 reps.
Anchor a band to a fixed object. Attach the band around your waist. Jump diagonally to the right and stay balanced on your right foot for 2 seconds and then jump diagonally to the left and hold this for 2 seconds.