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I don't mean VRT, but physical exercise, things that keep your body in shape while you are recovering from this condition (and might help with the vestibular system too)? My neurologist suggested ping pong, but apparently I am no good at it anymore... just went to an organization today and I pretty much "flunked out"!
One womans sarcastically asked me "Does your doctor KNOW what ping pong is?" and then said "You've got to move your body when you play". I think I was doing pretty good because it was 2-on-1, me having to react to the ball all by myself, no partner! Another one said "Even people that have no balance people fall here, so you have to be aware of that - this is competitive, not a casual game." (I didn't fall or even get off-balance!). And it was at a community senior center! After the 4-minute game, I just put the ball and paddle back on the table and left, no one even encouraging me to try again. Or said goodbye! (I did make 3 good shots, but the score was 3-8.)
I guess I'm just venting, because I had a rude clique of people that have played together for years, but am interested in hearing what else people with a balance problem can do. 'Can't ride a bike, 'can't walk without a cane, not for very long because my back starts getting muscle spasms, swimming is out (no place), and I certainly can't run on a treadmill or play any kind of team sport!
Ideas? Picture attached is the PT test I had that I scored an overall balance of 29% and then 34%, so it's not all in my head .
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