What are balance and movement impairments?

Also known as: balance system disorders, balance disorders, coordination disorders, balance problems

Balance and movement impairments refers to a wide variety of different conditions that can impact a child’s ability to walk or move properly. It can also lead to other issues such as dizziness, lightheadedness, vertigo and other related problems. The balance system is complex, and many different factors can lead to the development of a balance and movement impairment.

Reviewed by: Lauren Butler, PT, DPT, SCS

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