Rehabilitation of balance in two patients with cerebellar dysfunction

Gill-Body, Kathleen M.; Popat, Rita A.
May 1997
Physical Therapy;May1997, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p534
Academic Journal
Describes two individualized treatment programs and documents functional improvements in two patients with different pathologies of cerebellar dysfunction. Medical history of the two patients; Medical evaluations done prior to referral for physical therapy; Activities included in balance rehabilitation treatment program based on conditions; Functional improvements noted.


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