Introduction: The Balance System. Integration of Multiple Cues To facilitate orientation & navigation To maintain upright posture visual focus Through stimulation of postural muscles eye muscles. Balance Is…. the ability to control the center of gravity over the base of support
the ability to control the
center of gravity
base of support
in any given
“dizziness,” vertigo, lightheadedness, presyncope, nausea, unsteadiness, vexion, pulsion, ataxia, diplopia, oscillopsia, ...
With varying degrees of influence on functional health and lifestyle.
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease
Analysis of Sway under conditions which remove or attenuate:
Visual Cuesand/orProprioceptive Cues
(Lying in bed, sitting, then standing)