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Balance Boundaries: Proceed with Caution

Balance Boundaries: Proceed with Caution

Boundaries are defined limits or borders that indicate lines that should not be crossed. Venture beyond a boundary and negative consequences likely...

Balance Training is “Superfly”

Balance Training is “Superfly”

Ever had a patient walk without swinging their arms? I’ve recently had a run of patients that had limited or absent arm swing when walking. These p...

5 Balance Exercise Favorites Following Hip Replacement

5 Balance Exercise Favorites Following Hip Replacement

Total hip replacement (THR) surgery entails removing damaged or worn out cartilage in the hip and replacing it with metal, plastic, and/or ceramic ...

Crosswalk #6: Four Square Step Test (4SST) and Haas Balance Book

Crosswalk #6: Four Square Step Test (4SST) and Haas Balance Book

The 4SST is a dynamic balance test that assesses a patient’s ability to step over small obstacles forward, backward, and to each side. The Haas Bal...

Crosswalk #5: Timed Up & Go (TUG) and Haas Balance Book

Crosswalk #5: Timed Up & Go (TUG) and Haas Balance Book

The Timed Up and Go (TUG) is a timed walking test that helps establish a patient’s risk for falling. The Haas Balance Book is a collection of over ...

Crosswalk #3: Tinetti Performance Assessment and Haas Balance Book

Crosswalk #3: Tinetti Performance Assessment and Haas Balance Book

The Tinetti Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment Tool (Tinetti) is a standardized assessment tool for balance and gait that helps establish fal...

3 Ways to Better Use Therapy Cones for Balance

3 Ways to Better Use Therapy Cones for Balance

If you use cones in therapy for reaching and/or balance exercises, check out the following 3 low and no cost ways listed below to help you get more...

Crosswalk #1: Berg Balance Scale & Haas Balance Book

Crosswalk #1: Berg Balance Scale & Haas Balance Book

The Berg Balance Scale is a standardized assessment tool for balance. A common strategy for choosing balance exercises is to examine items with low...

Take a “Stance” on Balance

Take a “Stance” on Balance

Stance is the position of the feet and legs in standing. Stance has a primary impact on balance, along with movement and surface. Stances that requ...

5 Ways Movements Affect Balance

5 Ways Movements Affect Balance

Movement is defined as a change in body position or location. In addition to stance and surface variables, movement has a primary impact on balance...

Not Functional? Not True.

Not Functional? Not True.

On occasion, I hear feedback that the ADL Balance Trainer is not "functional." We clearly promote it as a functional training product, heck it is e...

ADL Balance Trainer Versatility

ADL Balance Trainer Versatility

The ADL Balance Trainer is a versatile piece of equipment. Below is short video showing variety of balance challenges with the Trainer. It focuses ...