Nymbl is helping older New Zealanders improve their strength and balance
Whangarei grandmother Dorothy Hutchinson-Fitzpatrick has struggled with balance her whole life and says the Nymbl balance training app has made a huge difference.
The 76-year-old, who has lived in New Zealand for more than 45 years, suffers from vertigo and motion sickness, and has been using Nymbl every day since early December.
“It’s helped enormously and made a big difference to my life,” says the Jamaican-born Kiwi.
“I’ve had balance problems all of my life. I suffer from vertigo and motion sickness so I need to be extra careful with my balance and take my time.
“I can now stand up quite easily from a chair whereas before I really struggled doing that. I didn’t realise how reliant I was on that push up but now I can do it quite easily.”
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ACC: March 4, 2021