How to Do the Romberg's Test - For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia

Resource How to Do the Romberg's Test - For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia

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How to Do the Romberg's Test - The test

Ask the subject to stand erect with feet together and eyes closed. Stand close by as a precaution in order to stop the person from falling over and hurting himself or herself. Watch the movement of the body in relation to a perpendicular object behind the subject (corner of the room, door, window etc.). A positive sign is noted when a swaying, sometimes irregular swaying and even toppling over occurs. The essential feature is that the patient becomes more unsteady with eyes closed.

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