Dynamic posturography findings in central nervous system disorders.

  title={Dynamic posturography findings in central nervous system disorders.},
  author={R L Voorhees},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={103 1},
  • R L Voorhees
  • Published 1990 in
    Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official…
Dynamic posturography provides functional, selective testing of three sensory modalities for maintenance of balance: vestibular, visual, and somatosensory. Sensory receptors in vertical semicircular canals and utricles, via the vestibulospinal tract, mediate a disconjugate response to the legs, enabling synchronized reciprocal stabilization of the body for control of motion. The patient is systematically exposed to different combinations of useful and conflicting visual, vestibular, and support… CONTINUE READING

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