Physical Therapy -> Strength -> Stability / Balance

Stability / Balance

Balance is important when sitting, standing, and moving. We want our patients to feel stable in all of those positions. PT helps strengthen postural muscles to improve stability in any position.

Resources

  • Dr. Seuss ’Sleep Book’ Yoga Sequence preview

    Dr. Seuss ’Sleep Book’ Yoga Sequence

    Whitney Castle

    This is a short yoga sequence to follow along with the Dr. Seuss "Sleep Book."

  • Bug Moves (Exercise) preview

    Bug Moves (Exercise)

    Whitney Castle

    Have fun acting a bug with these moves! Perform as a timed activity (do each one for so many seconds) or play a freeze dance game to a favorite song

  • Homemade Sugar Scrub preview

    Homemade Sugar Scrub

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, OTR

    Sensory Integration Resource. Recipe Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. Physical Therapy Resource. Homemade sugar scrub can be made to use in the home, in the clinic, and during teletherapy w...

  • How to Do Pushups preview

    How to Do Pushups

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Physical Therapy Resource. PT Resource. PT. Occupational Therapy Resource. Exercises. Pushups. 1 page with images of muscles important for pushups (triceps, deltoids, and pectorals) and 1 page with...

  • Dice Game Stretch - Anxiety At Bay preview

    Dice Game Stretch - Anxiety At Bay

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Emotions. Needs. Mindfulness. All About Me. Occupational Therapy. Dice Game. Teletherapy. Roll dice or use the Reaction 1 Die or Dice feature in Teletherapy. Anxiety. Calming strategy. Introduce br...

    Includes activity list
  • Wonderwoman Warm-Up preview

    Wonderwoman Warm-Up

    Whitney Castle

    A fun little super hero warm up activity based with Wonder Woman packed with gross motor skills!

  • I Slouch, You Slouch, We All Slouch preview

    I Slouch, You Slouch, We All Slouch

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Physical Exercise Resource. Core Strength. Body Posture. Straight Back. Group Resource. Family Resource. Caregiver Resource. Caregiver Handouts. Teacher Handouts. Hard Work. Comprehensive.

  • PT OT Exercise Story "Magic Forest" preview

    PT OT Exercise Story "Magic Forest"

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Physical Therapy Resource. PT Resource. PT. Occupational Therapy Resource. Exercises. Core strength. Upper extremity strength. Lower extremity strength. Balance. Imaginary walk through the forest. ...

    Includes activity list
  • Super Hero Animal Interval preview

    Super Hero Animal Interval

    Whitney Castle

    Have fun with these animal moves as a great exercise and gross motor activity. This activity can help with sensory/emotional regulation, calming techniques, balance, coordination, and strengthening...

  • "I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie" Yoga Activity preview

    "I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie" Yoga Activity

    Whitney Castle

    Read and move along to the book! Use the old lady to print and cut a circle/opening for her mouth or use on white board. Print and cut out food items to place in Old Lady's mouth or use food items ...

    Includes activity list
  • Farm Animal Moves preview

    Farm Animal Moves

    Whitney Castle

    Have fun exercising while moving and acting like farm animals! This can be done for so many seconds or minutes or even to music for a game of freeze.

  • Holiday Breakfast Yoga and Breathing Activities preview

    Holiday Breakfast Yoga and Breathing Activities

    Whitney Castle, PT, DPT

    Yoga Resource. Movement Resource. Physical Therapy Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. Mindfulness Resource. Move and breathe along with a holiday breakfast menu with yoga poses and breathing ...

    Includes activity list