Being able to keep your balance helps maintain your confidence in preventing potential falls. The Lateral Leg Raise requires the smaller and sometimes lazy muscles of the bottom and hip to contribute to a movement. This makes it a great exercise to maintain strength in the hips and feel more stable on your feet.
Independence assessments may test your ability to get in and out of a chair on your own. Now although you may not be at this stage of your lives yet, many of us are no longer maintaining our bodies which will help keep our independence. The ‘sit to stand’ exercise is a great way