Treatment and Exercise Equipment
A Canadian manufacturer of balance-enhancing insoles designed to give people better sensation and appreciation of the distribution of weight on their feet.
The unstable surface of a BOSU (both sides utilized) ball forces you to engage your core muscles to stay upright. As you keep trying to stand on a BOSU ball, you will eventually be able to keep your balance for longer periods of time.
Maker of adjustable-height balance boards – contact a physiotherapist or fitness store to find a supplier in your area. The Balance Board User Manual [PDF] includes balance board exercise ideas.
This interactive iPhone or iPad app challenges users to improve their balance and stability through a series of progressive movement “games.”
Ned Optokinetic to the Right and Ned Optokinetic to the Left
Optokinetic brain exercises. Repeated viewing of these video clips may help those with visually-stimulated vertigo – when you get the feeling that you want to look away, keep watching for three to five seconds longer. Once you are okay with these simple exercises, try this more complex optokinetic.
The Activator walking poles distributed by this North Vancouver-based company are recommended by many physiotherapists for those who need more stability and balance when walking.
Homepage for Wii Fit Plus. While no studies have specifically investigated the efficacy of the Nintendo Wii Fit balance board in people with vestibular or balance disorders, balance improvement in people with multiple disabilities has been demonstrated.