There are many great products out there that are helpful in addressing balance and strengthening deficits. CanDo® Inflatable Balance Discs are great options to help individuals achieve their respective goals and improve their overall daily function. These products can be utilized in a variety of ways in any plan of care or self-management program.
What are CanDo® Inflatable Balance Discs?
CanDo® inflatable balance discs mimic the movement and shape of an inflatable ball when used on any seat. These products can be used on the floor as a standing disc for balance training, proprioception, and strengthening of the lower extremities. Each disc has one nubby side for tactile feedback and stimulation, and one flat side. Disc inflates and deflates with standard pump. Vary the inflation level to change the level of vestibular challenge. Available in 5 colors for aesthetic purposes and two sizes: 14 inch (35 cm) and 24 inch (60 cm).
What else can I do with a CanDo® Inflatable Balance Disc?
CanDo® Inflatable Balance Discs are not only beneficial for strengthening and balance training, but so much more. These products can be utilized in several different settings. The discs can be used for children in schools to assist with postural reeducation, sensory training, enhancing attention and focus, as well as general stability. These discs can also be used for those working from home or at the office. Individuals may be confined to their workstations and may need these products to help reduce injury and pain sustained from prolonged postures during the workday.
As you can see, there are many uses for the CanDo® Inflatable Balance Discs. These products provide great strategies and solutions for individuals to address their own impairments and functional limitations. These products will help encourage long-term self-management to minimize the risk of injury in the future.
Before using the CanDo® Inflatable Balance Discs, please consult with your healthcare professional.
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Article Written By Eric Trauber, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT