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balance and proprioception exercises.
Stand on one leg ensuring that your knee is soft and not locked into a straight position (Fig A).
Your partner can throw a ball in different directions to challenge your balance (Fig B)
- Once you have caught the ball regain your balance and throw the ball back to your partner
- Repeat with your partner throwing the ball in different directions and heights
- Ensure that you regain your balance prior to each throw.
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