Balance Yourself

 

Balance Yourself is a new commonsense balance training program developed by Australian physiotherapist (Physical Therapist) Meggen Lowry of Next Step Physio.

It was launched in July 2017 at the World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress in Cape Town and enthusiastically welcomed by physiotherapists worldwide.

Balance Yourself  is a strategic sequence of balance exercises that you can do at home to gradually improve your balance.

Each exercise is designed to be slightly more challenging than the last, so that you can progress your balance exercises in small achievable increments.

Balance Yourself was designed around fundamental principles of balance training that are widely accepted and regularly applied by physiotherapists. These principles are supported by the highest level of evidence*.

What makes Balance Yourself unique is the fact that a full sequence of balance progressions are all printed clearly and consistently in one guide that is easy to follow on your own.

It’s an upgrade from the typical stick figure exercise diagrams that are difficult to interpret.

Both Balance Yourself and  Clock Yourself promote proactive PREhabilitation; they are tools that empower you to optimise your course of ageing and reduce your risk of falling through targeted exercise.

They don’t replace the value of a face-to-face assessment with a physiotherapist.

If you’ve fallen in the last year or you have a fear of falling, first show the Balance Yourself book to your physiotherapist for advice about its suitability for you.

You can preview some of the contents of Balance Yourself below by clicking through the pages of this virtual flip book.

(Note: this material is subject to Copyright and is not for printing.)

 

We are working on putting up a shop on this website in September 2017. In the meantime if you’d like to express interest in purchasing a Balance Yourself book you can contact us with your enquiry.

Clinicians interested in the research plans for Balance Yourself  and Clock Yourself can  reach out to Meggen Lowry on twitter @MegLowryPT  or  LinkedIn  for an update.

In the meantime, be assured that Balance Yourself  is very much an evidence-based resource. You can  explore the science that inspired its development here:

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