めまい症患者に対する平衡訓練の効果 [in Japanese] Effect of Rehabilitation in Patients with Vertigo [in Japanese]
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We evaluated the effects of rehabilitation in patients with vertigo using stabilometry.<BR>Kitasato method rehabilitation was perfomed 3 times a day for four weeks, in 31 patients. Twenty three other patients did not undergo this method. All patients had been taking difenidol hydrochloride (75 mg/day) for four weeks.<BR>Stabilometry was performed before and after rehabilitation in each patient (standing erect on both legs with eyes closed for 60 seconds).<BR>Total length and area were significantly decreased in the rehabilitation group. Those in the control group were not decreased. We concluded that rehabilitation was effective for treatment of vertigo. Total length and area of stabilometry were useful parameters for evaluation of rehabilitation in patients with vertigo.
- Equilibrium Research
Equilibrium Research 58(6), 623-625, 1999-12-01
Japan Society for Equilibrium Research