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The Principles of Balance Treatment and Rehabilitation

Marousa Pavlou and Di Newham

in Oxford Textbook of Vertigo and Imbalance

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Published in print February 2013 | ISBN: 9780199608997
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754227 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199608997.003.0017

Series: Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology

The Principles of Balance Treatment and Rehabilitation

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This chapter intends to bridge the gap between clinical neurologists, ENT specialists, and physiotherapists. It aims to provide 1) an understanding of the balance components that should be assessed and potentially included within a balance rehabilitation programme; 2) an understanding of various types of exercises that can be practiced according to individual impairments and symptoms; 3) a brief review of the evidence for balance rehabilitation for specific patient populations.

Chapter.  14133 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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