Concussion Home Exercise – Tandem Gait

The following exercise can be started only under the expressed guidance of a trained concussion specialist, after an appropriate evaluation with discussion.

  • Walk heel-to-toe forward 5-10 steps, then backward 5-10 steps with eyes open.
  • Repeat up to three times.
  • If tolerated OK (no loss of balance, no increased symptoms), then walk heel-to-toe forward
    and backward with eyes closed.
  • Repeat up to three times.