What is it?

Proprioception is the body’s ability to sense its location and movements. Poor proprioception may result from drinking alcohol,and injuries affecting the brain,nerve or muscles. Examples include herniated disc, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, stroke, diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, Parkinson’s disease, ALS, ankle or knee sprains, and after joint replacement surgeries, When there is poor proprioception, symptoms may include balance problems, uncoordinated movement, clumsiness, poor postural control, and trouble recognizing their own strength.
diagnosis is based upon findings from medical history and full neurological and physical examination. Further evaluation may include blood tests, imaging tests and electromyography. Treatment depends on the underlying cause and may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, balance exercises, and somatosensory
stimulating training.

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