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ADAPTATION

* Do NOT perform more adaptation exercises than prescribed by your clinician

ACTIVITY 1

 Tape the letter A on a plain white wall @ eye


level.
 Sit upright in a chair (with arms) 3/5/10 feet
away.
 Keep eyes focused on the letter A.
 Rotate head from side to side for 15/30/45/60
seconds.
 The letter A must be in clear focus at all times.
 Your symptoms should increase slightly during
exercise.
 After exercise, rest until symptoms return to
baseline.
 Perform 1/2/3 sets as able.
 Perform 1/2/3 times per day as able.
2009 Eric G. Johnson, PT, DSc, NCS
ADAPTATION
* Do NOT perform more adaptation exercises than prescribed by your clinician

ACTIVITY 2

 Tape the letter A on a visually busy wall @ eye


level.
 Sit upright in a chair (with arms) 3/5/10 feet
away.
 Keep eyes focused on the letter A.
 Rotate head from side to side for 15/30/45/60
seconds.
 The letter A must be in clear focus at all times.
 Your symptoms should increase slightly during
exercise.
2009 Eric G. Johnson, PT, DSc, NCS
 After exercise, rest until symptoms return to
baseline.
 Perform 1/2/3 sets if able.
 Perform 1/2/3 times per day if able.

ADAPTATION
* Do NOT perform more adaptation exercises than prescribed by your clinician

ACTIVITY 3

 Sit in a chair (with arms) and fully extend your


arm out in front of you holding the letter A on
plain white paper @ eye level in a non-busy
surrounding visual environment.
 Keep eyes focused on the letter A.

2009 Eric G. Johnson, PT, DSc, NCS


 Rotate head from side to side for 15/30/45/60
seconds while moving the letter A in the
opposite direction.
 The letter A must be in clear focus at all times.
 Your symptoms should increase slightly during
exercise.
 After exercise, rest until symptoms return to
baseline.
 Perform 1/2/3 sets if able.
 Perform 1/2/3 times per day if able.

ADAPTATION
* Do NOT perform more adaptation exercises than prescribed by your clinician

ACTIVITY 4

2009 Eric G. Johnson, PT, DSc, NCS


 Sit in a chair (with arms) and fully extend your
arm out in front of you holding the letter A on
plain white paper @ eye level in a busy
surrounding visual environment.
 Keep eyes focused on the letter A.
 Rotate head from side to side for 15/30/45/60
seconds while moving the letter A in the
opposite direction.
 The letter A must be in clear focus at all times.
 Your symptoms should increase slightly during
exercise.
 After exercise, rest until symptoms return to
baseline.
 Perform 1/2/3 sets if able.
 Perform 1/2/3 times per day if able.

2009 Eric G. Johnson, PT, DSc, NCS