The Influence of Hippotherapy on the Balance of Individuals with Neurological Alterations Using the Berg Balance Scale 2007

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E. Maluf

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2007

When a person shows disturbance in balance, it means
that he is incapable of keeping the conscious orientation
of the body in space. This disturbance is a result of abnormalities on afferent stimulation of the integration of these stimuli to the cerebral trunk or the cerebellum. This provokes an abnormal sensory input producing a cycle, repetition of abnormal movements and postures-deficit of tonic adjustments.