Balance Exercises for the Sensory System

Improve Your Sensory System Through Exercise By Mary Ann Wilson, RN The body depends on many different systems working together to maintain good balance. The sensory, motor and central nervous system all play important roles in keeping us steady on our feet. What’s exciting to me is that there are specific exercises we can do to sharpen each of […]

Improve Your Somatosensory System for Better Balance

Learn a little bit about the role that the somatosensory system plays in balance by reading the article above.  Exercises such as the Stocking Feet Grips activate the sensory receptors in your feet.  Often times, especially when we are always wearing shoes, we lose touch with the sensation on the bottom of our feet. It’s easy […]

Neuropathy

Neuropathy is a disease of the nerves. There are many types of the disease with different causes. Medical treatment must be directed toward the underlying cause of the disease, so it is important to see your doctor. The symptoms of neuropathy vary, and can include muscle weakness, loss of sensation, numbness, tingling, and pain. One […]