Calibrated stabilometry


Clinical use. The Stabilometria Calibrata in a standing static station is used for the study of hetero-hypometries dx / sx in scoliosis, paramorphisms, traumatological outcomes.

Protocol. The patient is placed barefoot or with footwear in a standing static station on the platform, following the standard instructions for positioning the feet. Must stand still with the upper limbs along the trunk and in silence for 30 seconds for each test that is done with a rise set by the operator, under the right or left limb at various heights in mm; can be added up to 4 cm.

Procedures. The indicators used are mainly based on primary or primary criteria which are subjective and secondary qualitative and quantitative criteria.

Main subjective indicator: the patient must report his personal feeling during the various tests on the platform.

The secondary ones are chosen from the following:

1. Analysis of loads in Kg

2.Positioning of the pressure center or Cps with respect to the X / Y axes

3. Length of the track

4. Width of the subtended area expressed in mm2

Execution times for the exam: 2 minutes, or 2 minutes and 30 seconds if 4 or 5 steps are used.

Conclusions. Within 30 minutes the operator analyzes the data (the indicators), prints the graphs and draws up the conclusions, delivering the documentation to the patient in a sealed envelope.

The report written and signed by the doctor with the diagnostic conclusions, the prescriptions or therapeutic recommendations or in-depth clinical studies (MRI, CT etc.) is given to the patient after the examination. If the patient is a physiotherapist / rehabilitation expert, based on the disability, the project and the objective are provided as per PRI (individual rehabilitation plan).

Instrumental examinations may be repeated for normal follow-up based on the indicators to be checked over time. Control over time can be prescribed by the same doctor.