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Maintaining balance when standing up tall

Dr Gretchen explains why you may feel like you are going to fall backwards when standing up tall.

She explains that your vestibular system doesn’t always improve as quickly as your muscular system, meaning you could be stronger, but still feel off balance. Dr Gretchen also demonstrates two exercises to help improve your balance when standing up tall.