When picking what exercise to do, choose one that is CHALLENGING for your balance. If it’s too easy, you won’t get better!
Balance training is important for elderly people to prevent falls and also for people with acute lower limb injuries such as an ankle sprain.
Andrew Clark is a father of 3 and the owner and principal physiotherapist at Clinical Physiotherapy, St Ives. He graduated with a Masters degree from the University of Sydney in 2010 and has since had 10 years experience working in musculoskeletal private practice. He has undergone extensive professional development and has experience treating a wide variety of patients and musculoskeletal conditions.