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Clinical benefits to vestibular rehabilitation in multiple sclerosis. Report of 4 cases.
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PMID:  21609916     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Background: Balance difficulties are common among multiple sclerosis patients. Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of the Cawthorne and Cooksey protocol of vestibular rehabilitation (VR) exercises in reducing the physical, functional and emotional impact of multiple sclerosis among individuals who complained of vertigo. Methods: Four patients with remittent-recurrent multiple sclerosis underwent an interview, otorhinolaryngological and vestibular evaluation, VR exercises and the Dizziness Handicap Inventory pre- and post-intervention. Results: There was significant improvement in the physical, functional and emotional aspects of the DHI after the completion of the VR. Conclusion: The VR exercises appeared useful in reducing subjective complaints of the study participants.
Authors:
Bianca Zeigelboim; Paulo Liberalesso; Ari Jurkiewicz; Karlin Klagenberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The international tinnitus journal     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0946-5448     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Tinnitus J     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612993     Medline TA:  Int Tinnitus J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  60-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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