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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Thyroid disorders have affected both central and peripheral vestibular disorders in various experimental studies.
Objective: To investigate the correlation of ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential (o-VEMP ) and video head impulse (v-HIT) test results with caloric test results in peripheral vestibular disorders, and to define an algorithm for investigating vestibular disorders.
Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ:EARS) has added a third clinical-stage development programme to its pipeline and is expanding into the field of vestibular disorders, the company announced on Friday.
Vestibular disorders are among the most common reasons why people feel dizzy.
He pioneered treatments for Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence and other vestibular disorders.
Subsequently, consensus criteria that were jointly formulated by the Migraine Classification Subcommittee of the International Headache Society and the Committee for Classification of Vestibular Disorders of the Barany Society were presented [9].
com)-- The Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA) announces the annual VEDA Champion of Vestibular Medicine Award initiative to increase awareness of vestibular disorders that affect the inner ear and brain.
Feel better: Stay active - tai chi classes can help, according to the Vestibular Disorders Association.
3] The vestibular ocular reflex is impaired in peripheral vestibular disorders, and thus the head impulse (or head thrust) test will be abnormal.
The Functional Gait Assessment (FGA), a 10-item gait test developed for patients with balance deficits and vestibular disorders (Wrisley, 2004), was used to clinically assess the gait capacity and the Berg Balance Scale (BBS) to assess balance (Berg, 1992).
The author conducted a study to identify and categorize those vestibular disorders that were the most common among elderly patients at his private clinic over a 20-year period.