Exercises for Parkinson's: Balance Exercises
Maintaining balance can come as a challenge for people with Parkinson’s disease. Hence, balance training exercises are important to help with maintaining balance in order to prevent falls. In this video, our physiotherapist, Shi Min, shares a few exercises that will help improve one’s balance.
* If you are unsure whether these exercises are suitable for you, please consult your physiotherapist.
Tips before starting BALANCE exercises
00:43 Safety tips
01:31 Quiet standing
01:52 Tandem stance
02:16 Tandem walk
02:35 Single leg stand
03:02 Lateral weight shift
03:42 Wall leans
04:19 Side stepping
04:44 Backwards walking
05:07 Alternate stepping
05:30 Saving steps
Exercises to be done if you can do all the PREVIOUS EXERCISES WITHOUT DIFFICULTY
06:14 Figure of 8 walk
06:52 Dual Tasking
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We would like to thank Parkinson Society Singapore (PSS), Sengkang Health, Mr Lee and Mr Ong, for their help in the production of this video.