Our physical therapists will be conducting a series of balance classes virtually through the Charlotte Senior Center starting in September. If you or someone you know are interested in signing up, please email your name, address, phone number, and name of the course to [email protected] Or you can call (802) 425-6345 for more information.

 

1. The Basics to Better Balance – A Virtual Lecture

Wednesday Sept 9th from 1:00-2:00

Balance is an integral element in nearly all of our physical functions.  Be it walking to the mailbox without fear of falling, balancing through your tennis stroke, or keeping steady as you descend Camel’s Hump, balance plays a major role in our daily lives.  Understanding balance and where it comes from is the first step in improving it. Doctors of Physical Therapy from Dee Physical Therapy will be discussing the anatomy of the balance system, how it works, typical problems, and how they are commonly treated.  

 

2. Better Balance 1 – A 3 Week Virtual Class Series of Introductory Balance Exercise

Tuesdays from 11:00 – 11:45am

Starting 9/15

Doctors of Physical Therapy from Dee Physical Therapy will lead a 3 week series of classes designed to improve your balance and reduce fall risk.  This program will emphasize development of a safe home exercise program that participants can do between sessions and beyond the 3 week course.  It is appropriate for individuals of varied balance abilities and recommendations will accordingly be made to adjust exercise difficulty.  

 

3. Better Balance 2 – A 6 Week Virtual Class Series of Comprehensive Balance Exercise

Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:00 – 11:45am

Starting 10/6

Doctors of Physical Therapy from Dee Physical Therapy will lead a 6 week series of classes designed to improve your balance and reduce fall risk.  This program is a more intensive version of Better Balance 1, consisting of two classes per week with progressive advancement toward more complex balance exercises.  It is appropriate for individuals of varied balance abilities and recommendations will accordingly be made to adjust exercise difficulty.