I recently presented at a Stroke Symposium for the Pacific Stroke Association and several members of the audience asked me to post my slides. They are posted here for educational purposes only. Not all of the slides are self-explanatory, so if you have questions please feel free to contact me.
Just a reminder: IF you are holding onto anything with your hands, or if a therapist is holding onto you during your “balance exercises” you are NOT working on balance. One must not have contact with anything when learning to balance on their own, therefore it is very important that you practice only in safe confine with another person guarding for safety. I recommend standing with your back very near but not touching a corner, then placing a walker or chair or person in front of you for safety.