Balance Part 3: Balance Issues And Balance Treatment

Welcome to the final installment of Dr. Bartoe’s three part series on Balance! In the first blog post we discussed the Basics Of Balance and what balance actually is. In the second blog post, we looked deeper into how the brain measures and controls our balance and coordination. Now, in this last post, we will look at what […]

Balance Part 2: The Three Balance Systems

Welcome to the second blog post in our three part series on balance. In our last post we discussed the basics of balance including what Balance and Coordination are, how detailed and dynamic balance must be, and we saw some examples of what can go wrong when our balance system fails to function correctly. In this post […]

Balance Part 1: The Basics Of Balance

Hello, and welcome to Dr. Bartoe’s blog. This first blog post is inspired by a recent patient of ours. He is a 67-year-old male who felt unstable when walking and standing. It is not uncommon for us to see balance problems showing up as we age, but let’s take a look at what was creating the […]