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WakeMed Urgent Care locations are closed on Sunday, December 9 and will reopen at 10 am on Monday, December 10 along with outpatient lab and imaging locations.  All other WakeMed Physician Practices will be closed on December 10.  See a complete list of closings and delays.

Remember, our hospitals and emergency departments are always open.

Improving Balance

Improve body awareness, knee control and knee stability with these balance exercises from WakeMed Rehab. Perform each drill maintaining proper balance, posture and form.

Around the Waist

Holding a soccer ball at your waist, stand on one leg with the knee slightly bent. Move the ball around your waist, trading it off from hand to hand. Perform for 30 seconds and then repeat using the opposite leg.

Holding a soccer ball at your waist, stand on one leg with the knee slightly bent. Move the ball around your opposite leg, trading it off from hand to hand. Perform for 30 seconds and then repeat using the opposite leg.

Ball Roll

With the ball on the ground, stand on one leg with the knee slightly bent. Place the opposite foot on the soccer ball. Keeping the foot on the ball, roll the ball forward and backward. Perform for 30 seconds and then repeat using the opposite leg.

Ball Clock Roll

With the ball on the ground, stand on one leg with the knee slightly bent. Place the opposite foot on the soccer ball. Roll the ball out hitting each number on an imaginary clock. Perform for 30 seconds and then repeat using the opposite leg.

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