Stabilometry Calibrated in a sitting position

Clinical use. The calibrated Stabilometry in a sitting position is used in the study of asynclitisms related to scoliosis, paramorphisms, hypo-hyperkyphosis correctable by raising the buttocks in a sitting position.

Protocol. The patient is positioned barefoot in a sitting position on the platform, following the standard indications for positioning the feet. It must stand still with the upper limbs that have the hands above the knees, while the shins are at 90 ° with respect to the femurs that are spread at 30 °. He must be silent and not move for 30 seconds (standard) to OA and then 30 seconds to OC. At each test, an increase of several mm is placed under the gluteus or right or left, depending on what has been verified in the physical examination (asynclitism and hump correction).

Procedures. The indicators used are qualitative and quantitative and must be compared with the table of main and secondary criteria.

Main: the patient must then report his personal feeling.

The secondary ones are:

1. Analysis of loads in Kg

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

3. Track length

4. Width of the underlying area in mm2

Execution times for the exam: from 1 minute (two steps) to 2 minutes, 2 'and 30 "if 4-5 steps up

Conclusions. Within 30 minutes the operator analyzes the data (indicators), prints the graphs and concludes, delivering everything to the patient in a sealed envelope.

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

Instrumental exams can then be repeated for normal follow-up based on the indicators to be checked over time. If the doctor prescribes the tests to be repeated on a company request for a check over time