Though a common activity of daily living, walking is actually complex. While many younger adults may take their easy strides for granted, seniors often experience difficulties with both gait and mobility as they age, for a variety of reasons.
In order to improve function and activity and progress safely into performance improvement and advanced skills, exercises prescribed during this time need to focus on facilitating stability and motor control.
The vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that help control balance and eye movements. If the system is damaged by disease, aging, or injury, vestibular disorders.