posturography


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posturography

 [pos″cher-og´rah-fe]
testing procedures for upright posture, balance, and sense of equilibrium, done with the patient standing on a force platform.

dynamic posturography

a measurement of postural stability under varying visual and proprioceptive inputs.
Synonym(s): posturography

dy·nam·ic pos·tur·og·raphy

(dī-nam'ik pos'chŭr-og'ră-fē)
A measurement of postural stability under varying visual and proprioceptive inputs.
Synonym(s): posturography.

posturography

(pos″chŭr-og′ră-fē) [ posture + -graphy]
Any of several techniques that measure body stability, balance, and control when a person is standing still (static posturography) or in motion (dynamic posturography).
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Objective balance impairments persisting months to years after moderate-to-severe TBI have also been documented on computerized posturography testing (CPT), a method of quantifying balance through body weight shifts on a force plate under normal and altered sensory conditions [14].
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They also assessed balance control using dynamic posturography, which tests a person's control of their posture in different positions.
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The primary outcome measure was improvement in two indicators of postural stability, maximum excursion and directional control, which were measured using computerized dynamic posturography at baseline, 3 months, 6 months (the conclusion of the intervention), and 3 months after the end of the intervention.
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