NASA Spinoff Database: Balance Evaluation Systems

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 1996
Reference Number: JSC-SO-164
Category: Health And Medicine
Origin: Balance Tests of Astronauts After Spaceflight

NeuroCom's Balance Master is a system to assess and then retrain patients with balance and mobility problems and is used in several medical centers. NeuroCom received assistance in research and funding from NASA, and incorporated technology from testing mechanisms for astronauts after shuttle flights. The EquiTest and Balance Master Systems are computerized posturography machines that measure patient responses to movement of a platform on which the subject is standing or sitting, then provide assessments of the patient's postural alignment and stability.

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