Simple Ways to Improve Balance

Balance is something we often take for granted. We often don’t have to think too much about staying upright throughout the day, but we know that this becomes a challenge for many individuals as they age.

We don’t have to wait until we’re having problems with balance to start working on it, but we first have to understand how we stay balanced.

Your balance relies on what you FEEL

Our body's awareness of movement and position is called “proprioception”.

How does the ground feel underneath your feet? Does it feel like your knee is positioned over your foot? Are your hips shifted to one side of your body more than the other?