Rehabilitation of balance in two patients with cerebellar dysfunction.

  title={Rehabilitation of balance in two patients with cerebellar dysfunction.},
  author={Kathleen M. Gill-Body and Rita A. Popat and Stephen W. Parker and David E. Krebs},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  volume={77 5},
The treatment of two patients with cerebellar dysfunction is described. One patient was a 36-year-old woman with a 7-month history of dizziness and unsteadiness following surgical resection of a recurrent pilocystic astrocytoma located in the cerebellar vermis. The other patient was a 48-year-old man with cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX) and diffuse cerebellar atrophy, and a 10-year history of progressive gait and balance difficulties. Each patient was treated with a 6-week course of… 

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