BalanceWear® enables “counter-balancing” of the body to improve balance control, and alignment.. Many older adults and those with neurologic and orthopedic medical conditions often exhibit such postural instability.
A BalanceWear trained clinician will test you for three-dimensional directional instability. If postural instability is present, your personal instabilities are identified. The clinician will place very light (typically less than one and one-half pounds, total) weights strategically at one or more locations on your trunk to enhance the stability of your trunk and help balance your body. When balance control at the trunk is improved and greater stability is achieved, walking and balance may be improved. In such cases, improvement is seen immediately.
There are three biological systems that control balance: The visual system, sensorial system and vestibular system. BalanceWear provides important information to your sensory system which has the potential to allow balance corrections and improve mobility.