Your brain, muscles, and bones all work together to maintain your body’s balance and keep you from falling. These three organ systems are focused on in balance exercises to provide a complete integrative exercise program. Often strength is initially targeted with exercises later modified to incorporate the vestibular system by once stance/eye closed progression.
Your physical therapist will help you progress through the appropriate level of balance exercises specific to your current level of function. In the beginning, always have an object or person close by for assistance if you need it.
Here is one exercise to begin working on better balance today:
Beginning Balance Activity