Balance in the Elderly

Brittany A. Matsumura, Anne F. Ambrose

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Balance dysfunction remains a significant contributing factor for disability in the elderly. A wide variety of surgical, pharmaceutical, medical, and rehabilitation treatment options exists for these patients. The complexity of the balance system, however, often requires a thorough, multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation and successful treatment of balance impairment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)395-412
Number of pages18
JournalClinics in Geriatric Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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