Category: Target tests

physiotherapy reinvented

Fukuda test

Purpose: Fukuda test is used to diagnose the causes of dizziness. Protocol of execution: Patient should close his eyes, stretch his arms forward and began to walk in place, raising his knees above normal step height (approximately 45-60 degrees). The test is carried out for 1 minute, at about 1 step per second. Evaluation of…
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Evaluation of leg muscles

Purpose: The test is carried out to assess the tone of the large and medium gluteal muscles , assess the risk of fall for elderly, as well to assess balance of the body and related symptoms. Protocol of execution: The patient stands in front of the complex with legs spread shoulder width apart (10 —…
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Test for evaluation of BPPV

Purpose: Bengin parosysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is caused by fast change of head movements. A person feels that everything around him moves or rotates. The most common causes are head injuries or ear infections. BPPV can be caused by otolith debris in the semicircular channels of the ear, which continue to move after the head…
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