Proprioception (/ˌproʊpri.ɵˈsɛpʃən/ pro-pree-o-sep-shən), from Latin proprius, meaning “one’s own”, “individual” and perception, is the sense of the relative position of neighbouring parts of the body and strength of effort being employed in movement. It is provided by proprioceptors in skeletal striated muscles and in joints. It is distinguished from exteroception, by which one perceives the outside world, and interoception, by which one perceives pain, hunger, etc., and the movement of internal organs. The brain integrates information from proprioception and from the vestibular system into its overall sense of body position, movement, and acceleration. The word kinesthesia (kinesthetic sense) has been used inconsistently to refer either to proprioception alone or to the brain’s integration of proprioceptive and vestibular inputs.
StrongBoard Balance board can be utilized to help increase your flexibility, range of motion, balance and strength all at the same time. Balance board exercises are meant to improve three core areas- balance, equilibrium, and stability. Balancing also improves proprioception around the ligaments and tendons joints and tendons. The stronger those are, the less chance of injury.