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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Our aim in this presentation is to review the occurance of the balance disorder on elderly osteoporotic individuals and fall down conclusion.
Research has shown that water can be used for therapy and rehabilitation for such disorders as myopathy, balance disorder, reduced range of motion, delayed motor development, and even some psychological symptoms.
Diagnosing a balance disorder and its causes can be complicated because there are all sorts of problems that may result in altered balance.
A theatre worker said he was suffering from labyrinthitis - a balance disorder which causes dizziness and vomiting.
Both depression and anxiety affect the perception and sequelae of musculoskeletal pain [18], but the relationship between depression, musculoskeletal pain, and improvement made during rehabilitation for a gait and balance disorder remains unclear.
Treatment of both the otosclerosis and the abnormal metabolic factors led to a rapid reversal of a 12-year history of a disabling balance disorder.
Jane is campaigning to raise awareness of the balance disorder - thought to affect hundreds in the UK.
A balance disorder is a disturbance that causes an individual to feel unsteady, giddy, woozy, or have a sensation of movement, spinning, or floating.
My 9-year-old daughter was diagnosed at 18 months with Angelman syndrome (severe developmental delay, speech impairment, movement or balance disorder, and behavioral uniqueness).
Patients suffering from Hughes Syndrome are often mis-diagnosed as having Multiple Sclerosis due to similar symptoms such as pins and needles, balance disorder and giddiness and visual disturbances.
This has caused me to have a balance disorder which badly affects my walking.