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In its most basic construction, a balance board is a wooden disc atop half of a ball. The balance board creates an unstable surface that provides active and reactive rehabilitation for the lower kinetic chain. Balance boards (sometimes also known as “wobble” boards) can be used to improve posture and balance, increase range of motion and strengthen the lower extremities. Balance boards are appropriate for therapy as well as athletic training, and they can be fun around the house or at the office to just get your body moving and reacting.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|