balance disorder

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balance disorder

Audiology A disturbance in equilibrium due to a disruption of the labryrinth. See Equilibrium.

balance disorder

Any condition that affects a person's ability to feel steady while walking, sitting, standing, resting, working, or turning. Some common examples include disease of the labyrinth of the ear, cerebellar strokes, and seasickness.
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His balance problems led to additional falls, including an injury requiring surgery to his right leg.
But the treatment can worsen cognitive and balance problems, and it doesn't actually cure the underlying disease.
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The take-home message: Knee buckling results from knee instability, which can be caused by weak muscles, arthritis and balance problems.
I was working toward my PhD in biomechanics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center when I learned that 85 percent of people with multiple sclerosis report balance problems.
Although some falls can be prevented by taking precautions, falls do become more commonplace with balance problems associated with getting older.
About 3000 people in the UK are known to have the disease, which can cause uncontrollable pain, chronic fatigue, balance problems and falls.
They also help the ponies to cope with riders who have balance problems.
Button, who won the season's opening GP in Australia, overcame earlier balance problems in his McLaren to grab his first pole of the season.
We offer t'ai chi as a movement intervention, and have particularly recommended it for patients who have balance problems and are at risk of falling," explains Dr.
The study findings also suggest that the balance problems may have been related to changes in the vestibular system that was associated with chemotherapy treatment.