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Easy Ways to Test and Improve Balance Part 2

Part 2 In my previous post, I talked about how observing how a person walks can give insight to their balance. I followed that with suggestions for normalizing how someone walks as one way to improve on their balance. In this post, I will talk about how observing how someone gets in and out of a chair can also tell us about their balance. I will follow that with a plan to improve someone’s balance by improving their ability to transition from sitting to standing, and vice versa. A person with good balance can get up from sitting without using their hands. They can rise on their first attempt. They are steady on their feet when they first get up. Someone with poor balance will use their arms