Visual influences on balance.

  title={Visual influences on balance.},
  author={Mark S. Redfern and Lucy Yardley and Adolfo Miguel Bronstein},
  journal={Journal of anxiety disorders},
  volume={15 1-2},
This paper discusses the impact of vision on balance and orientation in patients with vestibular disorders and in anxiety patients with space and motion discomfort (SMD). When the vestibular system is impaired, vision has a greater influence on standing postural control, resulting in greater sway when individuals are presented with erroneous or conflicting visual cues. Studies have shown that individuals with other motion sensitivities, such as motion sickness, also tend to rely on vision for… CONTINUE READING


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