Mobility Matters: The Surprising Benefits Of Good Balance

Vestibular and balance disorders are complex conditions that require a team to assess, understand and treat. At Penn Therapy & Fitness, we work to restore function and balance in patients one step at a time.

Your physical therapist will design an individualized set of exercises and activities that address your unique needs, specifically targeting problems related to dizziness, vertigo or postural imbalance

Penn Therapy & Fitness Radnor Physical Therapy Helena Esmode, PT, DPT, shares the impact better balance can have on both mobility and quality of life. You can read her guest blog post on Help Hope Live's Blog by clicking here.

 

About the Blogger:

Helena Esmonde, PT, DPT, who specializes in treating patients with neurologic, balance, and vestibular conditions, received her psychology undergraduate degree at Northwestern University and graduated Cum Laude from Marquette University’s Doctoral Physical Therapy program in 2005. Helena is trained to use both the BalanceMaster and the innovative BalanceWear vest to help patients with diagnoses such as stroke, MS, Parkinson’s, and other gait/balance issues. Dedicated to student education, she has served as a teaching assistant at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and earned an advanced clinical instructor certification.  Helena has also presented at organizational and area Vestibular Special Interest Groups, and, as an avid runner herself, enjoys volunteering at races such as the annual Penn Medicine Radnor 5 Miler.