Head rotations can improve balance, especially with vision changes; rotate head left to right and up and down for 30 sec while standing, or try sitting first.
Improve balance with step exercises by tapping or stepping on a sturdy step or stair; start with tapping 15-20 times with one leg then switch, and use support if needed.
The marching exercise involves slowly lifting each leg and bending the knee until the thigh is parallel to the floor to improve balance and movement.
Improve standing balance by lifting one leg to the side or behind for 30 seconds, repeating five times on each side, and using support if needed.
Improve balance and mobility with clock-reach exercise: standing with feet shoulder-width apart, point to 12, 3, 6, and 9 o'clock positions while shifting weight from one foot to the other.
Do a walking exercise to improve balance by taking four or five steps forward while looking over your right shoulder, pausing to turn your head and looking over your left shoulder, and repeating five times on each side
Single leg raises improve balance; lift one foot, maintaining an upright position and focus on not leaning to the side, then repeat on the opposite side, using a chair
Using a cane or chair for support, stand with feet hip-width apart and gently lean forward, left, back, and right in a circular motion while keeping your upper body straight, using airplane arms for balance
Use music and a line on the floor to improve balance by crossing legs back and forth sideways while facing a countertop or using a support.
Stand in front of a chair and slowly sit down and stand back up 10 times; progress to squats without a chair for added challenge.