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Introduction: Vestibular Disorders Integration of Multiple Cues To maintain upright posture visual focus Through stimulation of postural muscles eye muscles The Balance System
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Balance Is… the ability to control the center of gravity over the base of support in any given sensory environment
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History: A Vital Step in Dx Process Nature of the dizziness (true vertigo, imbalance, presyncope) Timing/Duration of Spells What triggers spells? Other otologic symptoms General Health issues Neurologic symptoms
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Electronystagmography Recording eye movements using electrodes picking up the corneoretinal potential At Outer (& sometimes inner) Canthi Ground
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Video-nystagmography
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Rotational Testing Rotary Chair Vestibular Autorotation Test (VAT)
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Dynamic Posturography Analysis of Sway under conditions which remove or attenuate: Visual Cues and/or Proprioceptive Cues
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Review
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2011 for the course SPA 6317 taught by Professor Griffiths during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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